Historical Events In 1879
Monday, 24 June 2019
Feb 24 In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.
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 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer in the year 1879.
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 on this day in history.
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 The first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) on this day in history.
Mar 03 The United States Geological Survey was established on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1879 justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
Mar 13 Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity)
Mar 14 Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on this day in history.
Mar 14 The birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist on this day in history.
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 In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer
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 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
Mar 30 David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Apr 04 Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.
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