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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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

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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