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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Feb 24   Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun) in the year 1879.  

Feb 25   Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act in the year 1879.  

Feb 25   Congress passed first Timberland Protection Act on this day in history.  

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   Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) in the year 1879.  

Feb 27   Jose Sancho Marraco, composer in the year 1879.  

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   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   US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior in the year 1879.  

Mar 04   On this day in history bernhard Kellermann, writer  

Mar 05   Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1879 m Lichnowsky, writer  

Mar 11   Guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt in the year 1879.  

Mar 11   Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 in the year 1879.  

Mar 14   Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Mar 15   In the year 1879 gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Otakar Zich, composer in the year 1879.  

Mar 27   Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Longest championship fight (136 rounds) on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow in the year 1879.  

Mar 30   On this day in history david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74  

Apr 04   Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.  

Apr 05   On this day in history chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.  

Apr 08   In the year 1879 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 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   Octave CrĂ©mazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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