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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

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

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

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) in the year 1879.  

Oct 05   Halfdan Cleve, composer in the year 1879.  

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

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

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   On this day in history british troops occupy Kabul Afghanistan  

Oct 13   In the year 1879 peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jean Rogister, composer  

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   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   In the year 1879 big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies  

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

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   Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent) in the year 1879.  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history elkins patents refrigerating apparatus  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   In the year 1879 don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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   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   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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