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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

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

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

May 30   Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I) in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 madison Square Garden opens its doors  

May 31   In the year 1879 mark Hambourg, composer  

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) in the year 1879.  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75  

Jun 05   In the year 1879 adolf Wiklund, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39  

Jun 13   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #198 Ampella on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   Gilbert & Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore" debuts at Bowery Theatre NYC in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history f W Woolworth opens 1st store (failed almost immediately)  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1879 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   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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

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

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