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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 15 September 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   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1879 the birth of W.C Fields, Stage and film comedian  

Jan 30   On this day in history french President MacMahon resigns  

Feb 01   On this day in history sydney Baynes, composer  

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

Feb 05   Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent) in the year 1879.  

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   Sanford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time, by dividing the world into 24 equal time zones, with standard time within each zone in the year 1879.  

Feb 09   On this day in history carl Natanael Berg, composer  

Feb 10   1st electric arc light used (California Theater) in the year 1879.  

Feb 10   In the year 1879 first electric arc light used (California Theater)  

Feb 10   On this day in history franz Carl Bornschein, composer  

Feb 10   On this day in history henry Morton Stanley departs to the Congo  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 jean Gilbert, composer  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta in the year 1879.  

Feb 15   Congress authorizes women lawyers to practice before Supreme Ct on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   Dorothy Canfield Fisher, US, novelist (Book-of-Month-Club) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1879 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   1st 5 cent & 10 cent store opened by Frank W Woolworth (Utica NY) in the year 1879.  

Feb 22   On this day in history frank W. Woolworth opens his first store in Utica, New York.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1879 agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

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 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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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 in the year 1879.  

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