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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Feb 24   On this day in history herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)  

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

Feb 25   Congress passed first Timberland Protection Act in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten  

Feb 27   In the year 1879 constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)  

Feb 27   On this day in history jose Sancho Marraco, composer  

Feb 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 library of Hawaii founded  

Mar 03   In the year 1879 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

Mar 03   In the year 1879 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   Bernhard Kellermann, writer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   M Lichnowsky, writer in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist  

Mar 15   Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) in the year 1879.  

Mar 19   Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) in the year 1879.  

Mar 23   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 in the year 1879.  

Mar 25   Otakar Zich, composer in the year 1879.  

Mar 27   In the year 1879 edward Steichen, pioneered American photography  

Mar 27   Longest championship fight (136 rounds) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1879 david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74  

Apr 04   In the year 1879 gabriel Groulez, composer  

Apr 05   In the year 1879 chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.  

Apr 08   Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers on this day in history.  

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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   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   In the year 1879 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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