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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 22 November 2019

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

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

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

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

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

May 30   On this day in history colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)  

May 30   On this day in history gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden  

May 31   In the year 1879 1st electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition  

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

May 31   On this day in history madison Square Garden opens its doors  

May 31   On this day in history mark Hambourg, composer  

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

Jun 02   Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75  

Jun 05   On this day in history adolf Wiklund, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 13   George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1879 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 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   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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