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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

Dec 22   Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier) in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 27   In the year 1879 robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)  

Dec 27   In the year 1879 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   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   Edison gives first public demonstration of his incandescent lamp on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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