Historical Events In 1879
Saturday, 28 November 2020
Jun 26 In the year 1879 ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt
Jun 28 Sigurd von Koch, composer on this day in history.
Jun 30 Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods in the year 1879.
Jun 30 Walter Hampden, Bkln NY, actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame) on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1879 ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples
Jul 01 In the year 1879 leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
Jul 03 Philippe Gaubert, composer in the year 1879.
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 Jacob Weinberg, composer on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1879 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.
Jul 09 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #199 Byblis on this day in history.
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 In the year 1879 1st railroad opens in Hawaii
Jul 17 The first railroad opens in Hawaii on this day in history.
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 Gustaf Heintze, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)
Aug 07 On this day in history j J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)
Aug 07 In the year 1879 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.
Aug 08 On this day in history emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader
Aug 12 1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) in the year 1879.
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) in the year 1879.
Aug 16 On this day in history ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise)