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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Sep 28   In the year 1879 sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route  

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

Sep 29   On this day in history joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1879 halfdan Cleve, composer  

Oct 07   On this day in history germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant  

Oct 07   Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr in the year 1879.  

Oct 08   In the year 1879 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.  

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   In the year 1879 grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer  

Oct 19   On this day in history afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign  

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

Oct 21   Thomas Edison invents the electric light in the year 1879.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)  

Oct 30   Eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion) in the year 1879.  

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

Nov 01   In the year 1879 pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)  

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

Nov 02   Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist  

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   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

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

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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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