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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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

Sep 28   In the year 1879 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   In the year 1879 ernst Isler, composer  

Oct 01   On this day in history cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause  

Oct 02   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Musgrave Ritual" (BG) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1879.  

Oct 05   Halfdan Cleve, composer in the year 1879.  

Oct 07   Germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 british troops occupy Kabul Afghanistan  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1879 leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS]  

Oct 26   On this day in history 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   Eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion) on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies  

Nov 01   In the year 1879 pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)  

Nov 02   In a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km in the year 1879.  

Nov 02   On this day in history jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)  

Nov 03   In the year 1879 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1879.  

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