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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Dec 21   Theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value) in the year 1879.  

Dec 22   In the year 1879 ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)  

Dec 24   Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer in the year 1879.  

Dec 26   Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 26   John Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

Dec 30   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres  

Dec 30   Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst) in the year 1879.  

Dec 31   On this day in history cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US)  

Dec 31   On this day in history edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp  

Dec 31   The opera "The Pirates of Penzance" is produced (New York NY) in the year 1879.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born in the year 1879.  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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