Historical Events In 1879
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
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 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo) in the year 1879.
Apr 12 In the year 1879 frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week
Apr 14 In the year 1879 james Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)
Apr 16 On this day in history bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France
Apr 18 Anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies on this day in history.
Apr 18 Trial of Standing Bear-Crook on indians citizen rights begins on this day in history.
Apr 19 J Palisa discovers asteroid #195 Eurykleia on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1879 richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
Apr 20 On this day in history 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus
Apr 20 Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance) on this day in history.
Apr 20 The first mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus on this day in history.
Apr 26 Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928) in the year 1879.
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 William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68 on this day in history.
May 05 Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms) on this day in history.
May 06 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1879 george Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
May 08 In the year 1879 george Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
May 10 Meteor falls near Estherville IA in the year 1879.
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 In the year 1879 antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing," premieres
May 16 In the year 1879 treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English
May 19 In the year 1879 nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor
May 20 In the year 1879 5th Kentucky Derby: Charlie Shauer aboard Lord Murphy wins in 2:37
May 20 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 in the year 1879.
May 21 In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.
May 24 In the year 1879 william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73