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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 15 December 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   In the year 1879 otakar Ostrcil, composer  

Feb 26   In the year 1879 frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten  

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   Two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1879 library of Hawaii founded  

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history m Lichnowsky, writer  

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

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 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Mar 27   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74  

Apr 04   Gabriel Groulez, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.  

Apr 08   On this day in history khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave CrĂ©mazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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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