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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jan 25   The Bulgarian National Bank is founded in the year 1879.  

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

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

Jan 29   Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established  

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   In the year 1879 edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)  

Feb 05   On this day in history joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow  

Feb 06   Carl Ramsauer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   Carl Natanael Berg, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   First electric arc light used (California Theater) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Franz Carl Bornschein, composer in the year 1879.  

Feb 10   Henry Morton Stanley departs to the Congo in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 11   Jean Gilbert, composer in the year 1879.  

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

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

Feb 12   News about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London on this day in history.  

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   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   Arabs capture Egyptian premier Nabar Pasha in the year 1879.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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