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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 28 November 2021

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

Feb 25   On this day in history congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act  

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

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

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

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

Mar 01   In the year 1879 library of Hawaii founded  

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

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1879 uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior  

Mar 04   Bernhard Kellermann, writer in the year 1879.  

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

Mar 08   M Lichnowsky, writer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.  

Mar 14   The birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer  

Mar 27   Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography in the year 1879.  

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   David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74 in the year 1879.  

Apr 04   On this day in history gabriel Groulez, composer  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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

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   In the year 1879 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   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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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