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Historical Events In 1879

Monday, 06 July 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   Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history george Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)  

Jun 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC  

Jun 18   W H Richardson, a black inventor, patents the children's carriage in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history f W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately)  

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

Jun 23   William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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