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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Feb 24   Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun) on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1879.  

Mar 03   US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt.  

Mar 11   In the year 1879 justus Hermann Wetzel, composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany in the year 1879.  

Mar 14   The birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist in the year 1879.  

Mar 15   Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Mar 30   David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history gabriel Groulez, composer  

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   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 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 in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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