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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 03 July 2020

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   In the year 1879 congress passed first Timberland Protection Act  

Feb 25   Otakar Ostrcil, composer in the year 1879.  

Feb 26   On this day in history frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten  

Feb 27   Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) in the year 1879.  

Feb 27   On this day in history jose Sancho Marraco, composer  

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   In the year 1879 library of Hawaii founded  

Mar 03   1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) in the year 1879.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior  

Mar 04   Bernhard Kellermann, writer in the year 1879.  

Mar 05   Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) in the year 1879.  

Mar 08   M Lichnowsky, writer on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt on this day in history.  

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

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

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) in the year 1879.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history otakar Zich, composer  

Mar 27   On this day in history edward Steichen, pioneered American photography  

Mar 27   In the year 1879 longest championship fight (136 rounds)  

Mar 29   Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

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

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