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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

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

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

Jul 05   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 jacob Weinberg, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)  

Jul 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris  

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) 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 in the year 1879.  

Aug 08   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise) in the year 1879.  

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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   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   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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