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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born in the year 1879.  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 in the year 1879.  

Jan 13   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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