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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

May 25   On this day in history 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   Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist on this day in history.  

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

May 30   92º 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) in the year 1879.  

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

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   In the year 1879 mark Hambourg, composer  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 06   On this day in history l Patrick Abercrombie, English architect  

Jun 07   On this day in history knud J V Rasmussen, Danish pole explorer (Thule)  

Jun 09   Dudley Digges in the year 1879.  

Jun 10   On this day in history benjamin Lambord, composer  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1879 willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39  

Jun 13   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #198 Ampella in the year 1879.  

Jun 13   George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30) in the year 1879.  

Jun 16   On this day in history fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

Jun 16   In the year 1879 gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC  

Jun 16   In the year 1879 gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1879 f W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately)  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

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   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

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

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 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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