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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

Jun 28   Sigurd von Koch, composer in the year 1879.  

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) in the year 1879.  

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   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   In the year 1879 henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65  

Jul 07   Jacob Weinberg, composer in the year 1879.  

Jul 08   On this day in history uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.  

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

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

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

Jul 17   In the year 1879 1st railroad opens in Hawaii  

Jul 17   The first railroad opens in Hawaii on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1879.  

Jul 22   In the year 1879 gustaf Heintze, composer  

Jul 27   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza) in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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

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

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

Aug 15   Ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green) in the year 1879.  

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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   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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