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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Jun 26   Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt in the year 1879.  

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

Jun 30   Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Walter Hampden, Bkln NY, actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1879 philippe Gaubert, composer  

Jul 04   Africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1879 dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup  

Jul 06   Henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history jacob Weinberg, composer  

Jul 08   In the year 1879 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.  

Jul 09   In the year 1879 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #199 Byblis  

Jul 09   Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh in the year 1879.  

Jul 10   Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1879 the first railroad opens in Hawaii  

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

Jul 19   Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1879 gustaf Heintze, composer  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)  

Aug 04   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris in the year 1879.  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)  

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

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

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

Aug 12   On this day in history 1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  

Aug 12   On this day in history first National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  

Aug 12   In the year 1879 the Intercolonial Railway gains access to Quebec by purchasing the Grand Trunk line between Quebec and Rivière du Loup.  

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   On this day in history ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise)  

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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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 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   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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