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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

Jun 28   On this day in history sigurd von Koch, composer  

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

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

Jul 03   Philippe Gaubert, composer in the year 1879.  

Jul 04   On this day in history africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony  

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   Jacob Weinberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   The first railroad opens in Hawaii in the year 1879.  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1879 hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)  

Jul 22   Gustaf Heintze, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene  

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

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

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

Aug 06   Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1879 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

Aug 08   Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

Aug 13   In the year 1879 john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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