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Historical Events In 1879

Monday, 18 November 2019

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

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

Dec 24   Stanislav Pylypovych Lyudkevych, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 27   On this day in history 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   Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I) in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.  

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   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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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