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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Feb 25   In the year 1879 congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history otakar Ostrcil, composer  

Feb 26   In the year 1879 frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten  

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

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

Feb 27   Two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation  

Mar 01   On this day in history library of Hawaii founded  

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

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   US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Bernhard Kellermann, writer on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1879 walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol)  

Mar 08   M Lichnowsky, writer in the year 1879.  

Mar 11   Guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt in the year 1879.  

Mar 11   On this day in history justus Hermann Wetzel, composer  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity)  

Mar 14   Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany in the year 1879.  

Mar 14   On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)  

Mar 23   In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

Mar 29   On this day in history tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave CrĂ©mazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

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

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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