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Historical Events In 1879

Monday, 20 January 2020

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 in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)  

Feb 27   In the year 1879 jose Sancho Marraco, composer  

Feb 27   In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin  

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

Mar 01   Library of Hawaii founded in the year 1879.  

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

Mar 03   On this day in history the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)  

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

Mar 03   US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) in the year 1879.  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist  

Mar 15   On this day in history gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer  

Mar 27   In the year 1879 edward Steichen, pioneered American photography  

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

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   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.  

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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   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of octave CrĂ©mazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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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