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Historical Events In 1879

Monday, 18 March 2019

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   On this day in history stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer  

Dec 26   Armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   John Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   The birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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