Historical Events In 1879
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Jun 26 In the year 1879 ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt
Jun 28 In the year 1879 sigurd von Koch, composer
Jun 30 In the year 1879 ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods
Jun 30 Walter Hampden, Bkln NY, actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame) on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1879 africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony
Jul 05 On this day in history dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup
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 In the year 1879 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.
Jul 09 On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroid #199 Byblis
Jul 09 In the year 1879 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 In the year 1879 1st railroad opens in Hawaii
Jul 17 The first railroad opens in Hawaii in the year 1879.
Jul 19 On this day in history doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon.
Jul 19 In the year 1879 hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)
Jul 22 On this day in history gustaf Heintze, composer
Jul 27 In the year 1879 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 On this day in history joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)
Aug 07 J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1879.
Aug 13 On this day in history 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) in the year 1879.