Historical Events In 1879
Saturday, 20 April 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 In the year 1879 congress passed first Timberland Protection Act
Feb 25 Otakar Ostrcil, composer on this day in history.
Feb 26 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten on this day in history.
Feb 27 Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation in the year 1879.
Mar 01 Library of Hawaii founded on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 On this day in history the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 On this day in history the United States Geological Survey was established
Mar 03 On this day in history uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior
Mar 04 In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer
Mar 05 Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) in the year 1879.
Mar 08 On this day in history m Lichnowsky, writer
Mar 11 Guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 In the year 1879 gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
Mar 19 In the year 1879 joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
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 On this day in history longest championship fight (136 rounds)
Mar 29 In the year 1879 tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
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 On this day in history chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.
Apr 08 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers in the year 1879.