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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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

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

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   On this day in history leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)  

Jul 03   In the year 1879 philippe Gaubert, composer  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history jacob Weinberg, composer  

Jul 08   USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)  

Jul 17   1st railroad opens in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history gustaf Heintze, composer  

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   In the year 1879 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris  

Aug 05   First game of night football at Melbourne Cricket Ground, under gas-lights in the year 1879.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1879 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   Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history 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 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   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   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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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   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   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   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   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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