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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   In the year 1879 milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist  

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

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

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

May 30   In the year 1879 gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden  

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

May 31   Mark Hambourg, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer  

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   On this day in history l Patrick Abercrombie, English architect  

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

Jun 09   In the year 1879 dudley Digges  

Jun 10   On this day in history benjamin Lambord, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 21   Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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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