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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Dec 21   In the year 1879 theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value)  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer  

Dec 26   On this day in history armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer  

Dec 26   In the year 1879 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

Dec 26   On this day in history john Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres  

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   On this day in history north British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot)  

Dec 29   On this day in history billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

Dec 30   Gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 30   On this day in history sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)  

Dec 31   Cornerstone laid for Iolani Palace (only royal palace in US) in the year 1879.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1879 birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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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