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.