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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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 in the year 1879.  

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   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   In the year 1879 wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)  

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

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   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   On this day in history british troops occupy Kabul Afghanistan  

Oct 13   On this day in history peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)  

Oct 14   F Kornberger, writer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 18   Grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign  

Oct 21   Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Thomas Edison invents the electric light on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   The birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer  

Oct 29   Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932) in the year 1879.  

Oct 30   On this day in history eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion)  

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

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

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   In the year 1879 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   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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