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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)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

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