Historical Events In 1879
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Jan 25 In the year 1879 the Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
Jan 26 In the year 1879 ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)
Jan 29 Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.
Jan 29 On this day in history custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established
Jan 29 On this day in history custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established
Jan 29 The birth of W.C Fields, Stage and film comedian in the year 1879.
Jan 30 French President MacMahon resigns in the year 1879.
Feb 01 On this day in history sydney Baynes, composer
Feb 03 On this day in history charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)
Feb 05 In the year 1879 edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)
Feb 05 Joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow in the year 1879.
Feb 06 Carl Ramsauer on this day in history.
Feb 08 Sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute in the year 1879.
Feb 08 On this day in history sanford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time, by dividing the world into 24 equal time zones, with standard time within each zone
Feb 09 In the year 1879 carl Natanael Berg, composer
Feb 10 1st electric arc light used (California Theater) on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1879 first electric arc light used (California Theater)
Feb 10 Franz Carl Bornschein, composer in the year 1879.
Feb 10 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley departs to the Congo
Feb 11 In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
Feb 11 On this day in history jean Gilbert, composer
Feb 12 1st artificial ice rink in North America (Madison Sq Garden, NYC) on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1879 artificial ice is created in at Madison Square Garden for the first time
Feb 12 In the year 1879 news about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London
Feb 14 On this day in history chilean troops occupy Antofagasta
Feb 15 In the year 1879 congress authorizes women lawyers to practice before Supreme Ct
Feb 15 In the year 1879 u.S. President Rutherford Hayes signs a bill enabling female lawyers to argue cases before the Supreme Court.
Feb 17 In the year 1879 dorothy Canfield Fisher, US, novelist (Book-of-Month-Club)
Feb 18 On this day in history arabs capture Egyptian premier Nabar Pasha
Feb 21 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.
Feb 22 In the year 1879 1st 5 cent & 10 cent store opened by Frank W Woolworth (Utica NY)
Feb 22 On this day in history frank W. Woolworth opens his first store in Utica, New York.
Feb 22 In the year 1879 frank Woolworth opens his first 'Woolworths' store in Utica, New York state
Feb 23 In the year 1879 agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)