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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jan 25   On this day in history the Bulgarian National Bank is founded.  

Jan 26   Ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille) in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established  

Jan 29   On this day in history the birth of W.C Fields, Stage and film comedian  

Jan 30   French President MacMahon resigns on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Sydney Baynes, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1879 charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio)  

Feb 05   On this day in history edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)  

Feb 05   In the year 1879 joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow  

Feb 06   Carl Ramsauer in the year 1879.  

Feb 08   In the year 1879 sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.  

Feb 08   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history carl Natanael Berg, composer  

Feb 10   On this day in history 1st electric arc light used (California Theater)  

Feb 10   On this day in history first electric arc light used (California Theater)  

Feb 10   In the year 1879 franz Carl Bornschein, composer  

Feb 10   In the year 1879 henry Morton Stanley departs to the Congo  

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

Feb 11   Jean Gilbert, composer in the year 1879.  

Feb 12   1st artificial ice rink in North America (Madison Sq Garden, NYC) in the year 1879.  

Feb 12   Artificial ice is created in at Madison Square Garden for the first time in the year 1879.  

Feb 12   News about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London in the year 1879.  

Feb 14   In the year 1879 chilean troops occupy Antofagasta  

Feb 15   In the year 1879 congress authorizes women lawyers to practice before Supreme Ct  

Feb 15   On this day in history u.S. President Rutherford Hayes signs a bill enabling female lawyers to argue cases before the Supreme Court.  

Feb 17   Dorothy Canfield Fisher, US, novelist (Book-of-Month-Club) in the year 1879.  

Feb 18   Arabs capture Egyptian premier Nabar Pasha on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 1st 5 cent & 10 cent store opened by Frank W Woolworth (Utica NY)  

Feb 22   Frank W. Woolworth opens his first store in Utica, New York in the year 1879.  

Feb 22   In the year 1879 frank Woolworth opens his first 'Woolworths' store in Utica, New York state  

Feb 23   Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

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   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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