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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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