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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Feb 24   In the year 1879 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)  

Feb 25   Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1879 congress passed first Timberland Protection Act  

Feb 25   Otakar Ostrcil, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Jose Sancho Marraco, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin  

Feb 28   "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation in the year 1879.  

Mar 01   Library of Hawaii founded on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

Mar 03   On this day in history the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

Mar 03   On this day in history the United States Geological Survey was established  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior  

Mar 04   In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer  

Mar 05   Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) in the year 1879.  

Mar 08   On this day in history m Lichnowsky, writer  

Mar 11   Guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer in the year 1879.  

Mar 13   Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) in the year 1879.  

Mar 14   Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1879 the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist  

Mar 15   In the year 1879 gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)  

Mar 19   In the year 1879 joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)  

Mar 23   On this day in history war of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joints forces of Bolivia and Peru. Chile successfully took over Arica and Tarapacá which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.  

Mar 25   Otakar Zich, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history edward Steichen, pioneered American photography  

Mar 27   On this day in history longest championship fight (136 rounds)  

Mar 29   In the year 1879 tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow  

Mar 30   David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.  

Apr 05   On this day in history chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.  

Apr 08   Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave CrĂ©mazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

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

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

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