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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Feb 24   In the year 1879 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)  

Feb 25   On this day in history congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act  

Feb 25   In the year 1879 congress passed first Timberland Protection Act  

Feb 25   Otakar Ostrcil, composer in the year 1879.  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1879 jose Sancho Marraco, composer  

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

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

Mar 01   Library of Hawaii founded on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1879 the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

Mar 03   On this day in history the United States Geological Survey was established  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history otakar Zich, composer  

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

Mar 27   Longest championship fight (136 rounds) in the year 1879.  

Mar 29   Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow in the year 1879.  

Mar 30   On this day in history david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74  

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

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

Apr 08   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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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