Historical Events In 1879
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Sep 28 Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route in the year 1879.
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 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 in the year 1879.
Oct 01 In the year 1879 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) on this day in history.
Oct 02 Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order) on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history halfdan Cleve, composer
Oct 07 In the year 1879 germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant
Oct 07 Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr in the year 1879.
Oct 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.
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 On this day in history jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)
Oct 18 Grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer in the year 1879.
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 In the year 1879 thomas Edison invents the electric light.
Oct 21 In the year 1879 thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb
Oct 25 Jean Rogister, composer in the year 1879.
Oct 26 On this day in history leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS]
Oct 26 In the year 1879 the birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader
Oct 28 In the year 1879 conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
Oct 29 In the year 1879 franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
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 Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41) in the year 1879.
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 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent) in the year 1879.
Nov 03 Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1879 elkins patents refrigerating apparatus