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Historical Events In 1879

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Sep 28   Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route in the year 1879.  

Sep 28   Sydney Australia innaugurates steam motor tram route in the year 1879.  

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   Ernst Isler, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   Germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant on this day in history.  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history f Kornberger, writer, dies at 58  

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

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   On this day in history marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer  

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   Jean Rogister, composer on this day in history.  

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   Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

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   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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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