Historical Events In 1879
Monday, 20 January 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 In the year 1879 otakar Ostrcil, composer
Feb 26 In the year 1879 frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten
Feb 27 On this day in history constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)
Feb 27 In the year 1879 jose Sancho Marraco, composer
Feb 27 In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.
Mar 03 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) in the year 1879.
Mar 03 On this day in history the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 In the year 1879 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 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 M Lichnowsky, writer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1879 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 In the year 1879 revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.
Mar 14 On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 On this day in history gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
Mar 19 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer
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 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1879 david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74
Apr 04 Gabriel Groulez, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1879.