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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 13 October 2019

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

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   In the year 1879 otakar Ostrcil, composer  

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) in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin  

Feb 28   In the year 1879 "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation  

Mar 01   Library of Hawaii founded in the year 1879.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

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   Bernhard Kellermann, writer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   M Lichnowsky, writer in the year 1879.  

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

Mar 11   Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer in the year 1879.  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)  

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   Otakar Zich, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography in the year 1879.  

Mar 27   On this day in history longest championship fight (136 rounds)  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1879 david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74  

Apr 04   In the year 1879 gabriel Groulez, composer  

Apr 05   In the year 1879 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 in the year 1879.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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