Historical Events In 1879
Friday, 15 November 2019
Aug 17 In the year 1879 ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company
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 in the year 1879.
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 On this day in history governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo
Aug 24 In the year 1879 rentaro Taki, composer
Aug 27 Rowland Hill, introduced postage stamps, dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48
Aug 31 Joshihito, emperor of Japan (1912-26) in the year 1879.
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 Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter in the year 1879.
Sep 12 Peter Arnold Heise, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1879.
Sep 14 In the year 1879 margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent
Sep 15 In the year 1879 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 On this day in history u. Grant comes to SF for elaborate extended visit
Sep 20 US Grants come to SF for elaborate extended visit on this day in history.
Sep 23 Baldwin steam motors tram 1st tried in Sydney Australia in the year 1879.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 27 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite) on this day in history.
Sep 28 Benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery) in the year 1879.
Sep 28 On this day in history nathan C Meeker, US, poet/writer, murdered