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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 19 May 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   Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer in the year 1879.  

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1879 john Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres  

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

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   Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I) in the year 1879.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 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   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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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