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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

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   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

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

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