Historical Events In 1879
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Apr 09 Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Gerald Festus Kelly, artist in the year 1879.
Apr 09 The birth of WC Fields, American actor in the year 1879.
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 On this day in history james Branch Cabell, American novelist/essayist (Restless Heads)
Apr 16 Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1879 anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert Lynd, Irish writer/critic (Pleasures of Ignorance)
Apr 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.
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 In the year 1879 symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)
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 George Selden files for first patent for a gasoline-driven automobile in the year 1879.
May 10 On this day in history meteor falls near Estherville IA
May 10 In the year 1879 meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa
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 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 in the year 1879.
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 On this day in history battle of Iquiquw
May 22 On this day in history eastwood Lane, composer
May 24 7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1879 william Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist (Liberator), dies at 73