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.