Historical Events In 1879
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Dec 21 On this day in history theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value)
Dec 22 In the year 1879 ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)
Dec 24 In the year 1879 stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer
Dec 26 Armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer on this day in history.
Dec 26 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies in the year 1879.
Dec 26 John Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres in the year 1879.
Dec 27 On this day in history robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)
Dec 27 The birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor in the year 1879.
Dec 28 On this day in history north British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot)
Dec 29 Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I) in the year 1879.
Dec 30 Gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres in the year 1879.
Dec 30 Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst) on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1879 cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)
Dec 31 Edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp in the year 1879.
Dec 31 In the year 1879 the opera "The Pirates of Penzance" is produced (New York NY)