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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

May 25   W Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker on this day in history.  

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

May 28   On this day in history milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist  

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

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

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

May 30   Gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden on this day in history.  

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

May 31   In the year 1879 first electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition  

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

May 31   In the year 1879 mark Hambourg, composer  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)  

Jun 02   E Louis JJ Napoleon Bonaparte, crown prince, dies in battle at 23 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 05   In the year 1879 adolf Wiklund, composer  

Jun 06   L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   In the year 1879 dudley Digges  

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   On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #198 Ampella  

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   W H Richardson, a black inventor, patents the children's carriage on this day in history.  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1879 f W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately)  

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   Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer 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 in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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