Historical Events In 1879
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Jun 26 Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt on this day in history.
Jun 28 Sigurd von Koch, composer in the year 1879.
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 In the year 1879 ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples
Jul 01 On this day in history leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)
Jul 03 Philippe Gaubert, composer on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1879 henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65
Jul 07 In the year 1879 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 Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)
Jul 17 1st railroad opens in Hawaii in the year 1879.
Jul 17 On this day in history the first railroad opens in Hawaii
Jul 19 In the year 1879 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 Gustaf Heintze, composer in the year 1879.
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) in the year 1879.
Aug 04 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris in the year 1879.
Aug 05 In the year 1879 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 The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester in the year 1879.
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) 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 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
Aug 16 In the year 1879 ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise)