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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Dec 21   Theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value) on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1879 stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer  

Dec 26   On this day in history armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer  

Dec 26   Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies in the year 1879.  

Dec 26   On this day in history john Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres  

Dec 27   In the year 1879 robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)  

Dec 27   In the year 1879 the birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor  

Dec 28   North British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1879 billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

Dec 30   In the year 1879 gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres  

Dec 30   In the year 1879 sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)  

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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