Historical Events In 1879
Sunday, 14 August 2022
Feb 24 In the year 1879 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)
Feb 25 Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act in the year 1879.
Feb 25 In the year 1879 congress passed first Timberland Protection Act
Feb 25 In the year 1879 otakar Ostrcil, composer
Feb 26 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten in the year 1879.
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 On this day in history two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 On this day in history "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation
Mar 01 Library of Hawaii founded on this day in history.
Mar 03 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1879 the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 The United States Geological Survey was established in the year 1879.
Mar 03 In the year 1879 uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior
Mar 04 In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer
Mar 05 In the year 1879 walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol)
Mar 08 On this day in history m Lichnowsky, writer
Mar 11 In the year 1879 guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt.
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 in the year 1879.
Mar 14 On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) on this day in history.
Mar 19 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) on this day in history.
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 Longest championship fight (136 rounds) on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history 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 Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.
Apr 05 Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific on this day in history.
Apr 08 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers on this day in history.