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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history madison Square Garden opens its doors  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.  

Jun 02   Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam) in the year 1879.  

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   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   In the year 1879 l Patrick Abercrombie, English architect  

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

Jun 09   Dudley Digges in the year 1879.  

Jun 10   Benjamin Lambord, composer in the year 1879.  

Jun 11   Roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1879 willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39  

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   In the year 1879 fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)  

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

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

Jun 21   F W Woolworth opens first store (failed almost immediately) in the year 1879.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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   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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