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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

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

Dec 27   Robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers) in the year 1879.  

Dec 27   On this day in history the birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor  

Dec 28   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres  

Dec 30   Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

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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