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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Sep 28   On this day in history sydney Australia innaugurates steam motor tram route  

Sep 29   Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history ernst Isler, composer  

Oct 01   On this day in history cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause  

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

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

Oct 02   In the year 1879 wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)  

Oct 05   On this day in history halfdan Cleve, composer  

Oct 07   On this day in history 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   Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   F Kornberger, writer, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Oct 15   Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 19   Afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign in the year 1879.  

Oct 21   Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison invents the electric light on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb in the year 1879.  

Oct 25   On this day in history jean Rogister, composer  

Oct 26   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS] in the year 1879.  

Oct 26   On this day in history the birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader  

Oct 28   Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer in the year 1879.  

Oct 29   Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932) in the year 1879.  

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   Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1879 in a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km  

Nov 02   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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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