Historical Events In 1879
Monday, 21 October 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 On this day in history the birth of WC Fields, American actor
Apr 11 On this day in history leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
Apr 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 18 Anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies in the year 1879.
Apr 18 Trial of Standing Bear-Crook on indians citizen rights begins on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1879 j Palisa discovers asteroid #195 Eurykleia
Apr 19 On this day in history richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
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 In the year 1879 the first mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus
Apr 26 In the year 1879 owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
Apr 28 Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher on this day in history.
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 In the year 1879 symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)
May 06 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist in the year 1879.
May 08 In the year 1879 george Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile
May 08 George Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile in the year 1879.
May 10 Meteor falls near Estherville IA in the year 1879.
May 10 Meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa in the year 1879.
May 14 The first group of 463 Indian indentured labourers arrive in Fiji aboard the Leonidas on this day in history.
May 16 Antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing," premieres on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1879 treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English
May 19 Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor on this day in history.
May 20 5th Kentucky Derby: Charlie Shauer aboard Lord Murphy wins in 2:37 in the year 1879.
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 on this day in history.
May 21 Battle of Iquiquw in the year 1879.
May 22 In the year 1879 eastwood Lane, composer
May 24 On this day in history 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5
May 24 William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73 on this day in history.