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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

May 25   W Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker in the year 1879.  

May 27   In the year 1879 lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance)  

May 28   Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist on this day in history.  

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

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

May 30   Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I) on this day in history.  

May 30   Gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden in the year 1879.  

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

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

May 31   Madison Square Garden opens its doors on this day in history.  

May 31   Mark Hambourg, composer in the year 1879.  

Jun 01   Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 03   In the year 1879 pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer  

Jun 05   13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Adolf Wiklund, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 06   L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect in the year 1879.  

Jun 07   Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule) in the year 1879.  

Jun 09   Dudley Digges in the year 1879.  

Jun 10   In the year 1879 benjamin Lambord, composer  

Jun 11   In the year 1879 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   George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30) in the year 1879.  

Jun 16   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1879 w H Richardson, a black inventor, patents the children's carriage  

Jun 21   F W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately) in the year 1879.  

Jun 21   On this day in history f W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately)  

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

Jun 23   In the year 1879 william Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman  

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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