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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  

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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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   In the year 1879 birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

Famous Deaths In 1879

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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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