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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jun 26   Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Sigurd von Koch, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods in the year 1879.  

Jun 30   In the year 1879 walter Hampden, Bkln NY, actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame)  

Jul 01   In the year 1879 ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples  

Jul 01   In the year 1879 leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)  

Jul 03   On this day in history philippe Gaubert, composer  

Jul 04   Africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony in the year 1879.  

Jul 05   Dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65  

Jul 07   On this day in history jacob Weinberg, composer  

Jul 08   USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic in the year 1879.  

Jul 09   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #199 Byblis in the year 1879.  

Jul 09   On this day in history friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh  

Jul 10   In the year 1879 harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)  

Jul 17   On this day in history 1st railroad opens in Hawaii  

Jul 17   On this day in history the first railroad opens in Hawaii  

Jul 19   Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon in the year 1879.  

Jul 19   Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI) in the year 1879.  

Jul 22   Gustaf Heintze, composer in the year 1879.  

Jul 27   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene in the year 1879.  

Jul 27   Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza) on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris  

Aug 05   First game of night football at Melbourne Cricket Ground, under gas-lights on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize) in the year 1879.  

Aug 07   J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on this day in history.  

Aug 07   The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1879 emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader  

Aug 12   In the year 1879 1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  

Aug 12   First National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) in the year 1879.  

Aug 12   The Intercolonial Railway gains access to Quebec by purchasing the Grand Trunk line between Quebec and Rivière du Loup on this day in history.  

Aug 13   John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) in the year 1879.  

Aug 15   In the year 1879 ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)  

Aug 16   Ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise) 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   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   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

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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