Historical Events In 1879
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Apr 09 On this day in history ernst Friedrich Richter, composer, dies at 70
Apr 09 In the year 1879 gerald Festus Kelly, artist
Apr 09 In the year 1879 the birth of WC Fields, American actor
Apr 11 In the year 1879 leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
Apr 12 In the year 1879 frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week
Apr 14 James Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads) in the year 1879.
Apr 16 Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France in the year 1879.
Apr 18 Anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history trial of Standing Bear-Crook on indians citizen rights begins
Apr 19 J Palisa discovers asteroid #195 Eurykleia in the year 1879.
Apr 19 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz) on this day in history.
Apr 20 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus in the year 1879.
Apr 20 In the year 1879 robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)
Apr 20 The first mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus in the year 1879.
Apr 26 Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928) on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1879 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher
Apr 29 In the year 1879 thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)
May 04 On this day in history william Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68
May 05 On this day in history symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)
May 06 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist in the year 1879.
May 08 George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile in the year 1879.
May 08 In the year 1879 george Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
May 10 In the year 1879 meteor falls near Estherville IA
May 10 Meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history the first group of 463 Indian indentured labourers arrive in Fiji aboard the Leonidas.
May 16 On this day in history antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing," premieres
May 16 On this day in history treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English
May 19 On this day in history nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor
May 20 5th Kentucky Derby: Charlie Shauer aboard Lord Murphy wins in 2:37 on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1879 the Department of Railways and Canals comes into effect with a Minister having jurisdiction over all railways pertaining to the Dominion Government. Previously this function had been covered by the Department of Public Works.
May 21 On this day in history battle of Iquiquw
May 22 In the year 1879 eastwood Lane, composer
May 24 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.
May 24 William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 in the year 1879.