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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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   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   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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh  

Jul 10   On this day in history harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)  

Jul 17   On this day in history 1st railroad opens in Hawaii  

Jul 17   In the year 1879 the first railroad opens in Hawaii  

Jul 19   Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon in the year 1879.  

Jul 19   Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris  

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

Aug 06   Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize) on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1879 j J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)  

Aug 07   The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 first National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)  

Aug 12   In the year 1879 the Intercolonial Railway gains access to Quebec by purchasing the Grand Trunk line between Quebec and Rivière du Loup.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

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

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died in the year 1879.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

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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