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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 22 March 2019

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   In the year 1879 joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer  

Sep 29   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Musgrave Ritual" (BG)  

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

Oct 05   Halfdan Cleve, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)  

Oct 18   On this day in history grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer  

Oct 19   In the year 1879 afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign  

Oct 21   In the year 1879 marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison invents the electric light in the year 1879.  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb on this day in history.  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1879 conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer  

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

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 in the year 1879.  

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

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   In the year 1879 vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist  

Nov 04   Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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