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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 23 January 2021

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

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

Sep 29   Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Musgrave Ritual" (BG) in the year 1879.  

Oct 02   Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order) in the year 1879.  

Oct 05   On this day in history halfdan Cleve, composer  

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

Oct 07   In the year 1879 joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

Oct 21   In the year 1879 thomas Edison invents the electric light.  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb in the year 1879.  

Oct 25   In the year 1879 jean Rogister, composer  

Oct 26   Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS] in the year 1879.  

Oct 26   The birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer in the year 1879.  

Oct 29   In the year 1879 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   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   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) in the year 1879.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history birth of hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1879 anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1879 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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