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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 1st electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition  

May 31   On this day in history first electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition  

May 31   Madison Square Garden opens its doors on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam)  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1879 pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history dudley Digges  

Jun 10   In the year 1879 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 in the year 1879.  

Jun 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theater NYC  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1879 umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)  

Jun 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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