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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  

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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   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 05   In the year 1879 birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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