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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

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

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

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   In the year 1879 ernst Isler, composer  

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   On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Musgrave Ritual" (BG)  

Oct 02   On this day in history wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)  

Oct 05   Halfdan Cleve, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant in the year 1879.  

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) in the year 1879.  

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

Oct 15   Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn) in the year 1879.  

Oct 18   In the year 1879 grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer  

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

Oct 21   Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer in the year 1879.  

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

Oct 21   Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1879 jean Rogister, composer  

Oct 26   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS] on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1879 eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion)  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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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   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 in the year 1879.  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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