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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

May 25   In the year 1879 w Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker  

May 27   Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance) on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1879 milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist  

May 30   92°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1879 92º F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland OH in May  

May 30   In the year 1879 colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)  

May 30   In the year 1879 gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden  

May 31   On this day in history 1st electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition  

May 31   First electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition in the year 1879.  

May 31   Madison Square Garden opens its doors in the year 1879.  

May 31   Mark Hambourg, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1879 napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.  

Jun 02   Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam) in the year 1879.  

Jun 02   E Louis JJ Napoleon Bonaparte, crown prince, dies in battle at 23 in the year 1879.  

Jun 03   Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer in the year 1879.  

Jun 05   In the year 1879 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75  

Jun 05   In the year 1879 adolf Wiklund, composer  

Jun 06   In the year 1879 l Patrick Abercrombie, English architect  

Jun 07   In the year 1879 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)  

Jun 09   On this day in history dudley Digges  

Jun 10   Benjamin Lambord, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager  

Jun 11   Willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #198 Ampella on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history george Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)  

Jun 16   In the year 1879 fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

Jun 16   Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC in the year 1879.  

Jun 18   On this day in history w H Richardson, a black inventor, patents the children's carriage  

Jun 21   F W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately) on this day in history.  

Jun 21   F W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately) in the year 1879.  

Jun 21   On this day in history umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)  

Jun 23   William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman in the year 1879.  

Jun 24   In the year 1879 agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer  

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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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

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

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

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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