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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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

Jul 03   Philippe Gaubert, composer in the year 1879.  

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   Henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   In the year 1879 jacob Weinberg, composer  

Jul 08   USS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic in the year 1879.  

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   Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1879 gustaf Heintze, composer  

Jul 27   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene in the year 1879.  

Jul 27   Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza) in the year 1879.  

Aug 04   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

Aug 08   In the year 1879 emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader  

Aug 12   1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago) in the year 1879.  

Aug 12   On this day in history first National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  

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   In the year 1879 ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)  

Aug 16   In the year 1879 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   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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