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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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

Jan 26   On this day in history ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)  

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   Custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history french President MacMahon resigns  

Feb 01   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 1st electric arc light used (California Theater)  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 11   In the year 1879 jean Gilbert, composer  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history artificial ice is created in at Madison Square Garden for the first time  

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

Feb 14   Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   Dorothy Canfield Fisher, US, novelist (Book-of-Month-Club) in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye) in the year 1879.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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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