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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 23 March 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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   Mark Hambourg, composer in the year 1879.  

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

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   Adolf Wiklund, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 09   Dudley Digges in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 11   Roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager in the year 1879.  

Jun 11   Willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39 in the year 1879.  

Jun 13   In the year 1879 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #198 Ampella  

Jun 13   In the year 1879 george Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)  

Jun 16   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) in the year 1879.  

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

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

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) in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 21   Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide) in the year 1879.  

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   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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