Historical Events In 1879
Friday, 16 November 2018
Aug 17 Ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company in the year 1879.
Aug 20 On this day in history govt Kappeijne of Coppello resigns
Aug 21 Henry Ainley, Leeds England, actor (As You Like It) on this day in history.
Aug 21 The Virgin Mary, along with St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, reportedly appears to the people of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82
Aug 23 In the year 1879 alfreds Kalnins, composer
Aug 23 Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo in the year 1879.
Aug 24 In the year 1879 rentaro Taki, composer
Aug 27 On this day in history rowland Hill, introduced postage stamps, dies at 84
Aug 28 In the year 1879 battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz
Aug 29 In the year 1879 han Yong-woon, Hongsung County Korea, Zen teacher
Aug 30 John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48 in the year 1879.
Aug 31 In the year 1879 joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26)
Aug 31 William Barber, 6th US chief engraver (1844-79), dies on this day in history.
Sep 06 Neal Rev Dodd, Iowa, actor (You Belong to Me) on this day in history.
Sep 07 Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, Dutch actor (Haddock Mary) on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58
Sep 12 On this day in history fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter
Sep 12 In the year 1879 peter Arnold Heise, composer, dies at 49
Sep 14 Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent in the year 1879.
Sep 15 On this day in history pim Mulier forms "Haarlem Football Club"
Sep 17 Eugene Emmanuel Violletle-Duc, gothic archetect, dies on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history the Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time.
Sep 19 In the year 1879 thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track & field record pole-vaulting 11' 2½" at age 17 years & 198 days
Sep 20 In the year 1879 jacobo Conrad, [Coco Lepol/Elias Martinus], Curacaos composer
Sep 20 U. Grant comes to SF for elaborate extended visit on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history uS Grants come to SF for elaborate extended visit
Sep 23 Baldwin steam motors tram 1st tried in Sydney Australia on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1879 baldwin steam motors tram first tried in Sydney Australia
Sep 25 Luis da Costa, composer in the year 1879.
Sep 26 Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee) in the year 1879.
Sep 27 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite) on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1879 benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery)
Sep 28 Nathan C Meeker, US, poet/writer, murdered in the year 1879.