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Historical Events In 1879

Monday, 25 March 2019

Apr 09   In the year 1879 ernst Friedrich Richter, composer, dies at 70  

Apr 09   Gerald Festus Kelly, artist on this day in history.  

Apr 09   The birth of WC Fields, American actor on this day in history.  

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   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   Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz) in the year 1879.  

Apr 20   1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance) in the year 1879.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)  

May 04   William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68 in the year 1879.  

May 05   Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms) in the year 1879.  

May 06   On this day in history johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist  

May 08   George Selden files for 1st patent for a gasoline-driven automobile in the year 1879.  

May 08   George Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile on this day in history.  

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   The first group of 463 Indian indentured labourers arrive in Fiji aboard the Leonidas in the year 1879.  

May 16   Antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing," premieres in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 5th Kentucky Derby: Charlie Shauer aboard Lord Murphy wins in 2:37  

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   In the year 1879 battle of Iquiquw  

May 22   On this day in history eastwood Lane, composer  

May 24   In the year 1879 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5  

May 24   On this day in history william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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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