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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Aug 17   On this day in history ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company  

Aug 20   Govt Kappeijne of Coppello resigns in the year 1879.  

Aug 21   On this day in history henry Ainley, Leeds England, actor (As You Like It)  

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   Friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Alfreds Kalnins, composer in the year 1879.  

Aug 23   Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

Sep 06   In the year 1879 neal Rev Dodd, Iowa, actor (You Belong to Me)  

Sep 07   On this day in history nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg, Dutch actor (Haddock Mary)  

Sep 08   On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58  

Sep 12   Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Peter Arnold Heise, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent  

Sep 15   In the year 1879 pim Mulier forms "Haarlem Football Club"  

Sep 17   In the year 1879 eugene Emmanuel Violletle-Duc, gothic archetect, dies  

Sep 18   The Blackpool Illuminations are switched on for the first time in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

Sep 23   On this day in history baldwin steam motors tram 1st tried in Sydney Australia  

Sep 23   Baldwin steam motors tram first tried in Sydney Australia on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history luis da Costa, composer  

Sep 26   In the year 1879 petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee)  

Sep 27   In the year 1879 cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)  

Sep 28   Benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1879 nathan C Meeker, US, poet/writer, murdered  

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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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

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 on this day in history.  

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