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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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