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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Sep 28   Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route in the year 1879.  

Sep 28   Sydney Australia innaugurates steam motor tram route on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1879 joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer  

Sep 29   On this day in history nL owners meeting in Buffalo adopt reserve clause, giving each team exclusive rights to their players  

Sep 30   Ernst Isler, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause in the year 1879.  

Oct 02   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Musgrave Ritual" (BG) in the year 1879.  

Oct 02   In the year 1879 start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Musgrave Ritual" (BG)  

Oct 02   Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order) in the year 1879.  

Oct 05   Halfdan Cleve, composer in the year 1879.  

Oct 07   In the year 1879 germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant  

Oct 07   On this day in history joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr  

Oct 08   War of the Pacific: the Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos, Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau is killed in the encounter in the year 1879.  

Oct 12   British troops occupy Kabul Afghanistan on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)  

Oct 14   In the year 1879 f Kornberger, writer, dies at 58  

Oct 15   On this day in history jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)  

Oct 18   Grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1879 afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign  

Oct 21   On this day in history marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer  

Oct 21   In the year 1879 thomas Edison invents the electric light.  

Oct 21   On this day in history thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb  

Oct 25   Jean Rogister, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1879 leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS]  

Oct 26   The birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader in the year 1879.  

Oct 28   On this day in history conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer  

Oct 29   In the year 1879 franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)  

Oct 30   Eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion) on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)  

Nov 02   In a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)  

Nov 03   Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist in the year 1879.  

Nov 04   Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus in the year 1879.  

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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   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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