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)