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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Feb 24   On this day in history herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)  

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

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

Feb 25   On this day in history otakar Ostrcil, composer  

Feb 26   Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten in the year 1879.  

Feb 27   Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   Two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin in the year 1879.  

Feb 28   "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history library of Hawaii founded  

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

Mar 03   The first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1879 the United States Geological Survey was established  

Mar 03   In the year 1879 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   M Lichnowsky, writer in the year 1879.  

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   Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 in the year 1879.  

Mar 14   Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.  

Mar 14   The birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1879 gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)  

Mar 19   Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) in the year 1879.  

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   Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography in the year 1879.  

Mar 27   Longest championship fight (136 rounds) on this day in history.  

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   Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.  

Apr 05   Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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