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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 23 February 2020

May 25   On this day in history w Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker  

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   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   On this day in history colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)  

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 in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history adolf Wiklund, composer  

Jun 06   On this day in history l Patrick Abercrombie, English architect  

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   Benjamin Lambord, composer in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   F W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman in the year 1879.  

Jun 24   Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   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   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   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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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