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Historical Events In 1879

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Nov 04   James & John Ritty patent the cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in their Dayton, Ohio saloon on this day in history.  

Nov 04   The birth of Will Rogers, American actor and humorist on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist in the year 1879.  

Nov 05   James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history king Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds)  

Nov 10   Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history maurice Delage, composer  

Nov 14   On this day in history geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer  

Nov 15   In the year 1879 lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)  

Nov 17   Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1879 karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)  

Nov 19   In the year 1879 national Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter  

Nov 19   Natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1879 franz Pfemfert, writer  

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer in the year 1879.  

Nov 28   Battle at Lydenburg S Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu on this day in history.  

Dec 04   In the year 1879 herbert Hamilton Harty, composer  

Dec 05   In the year 1879 1st automatic telephone switching system patented  

Dec 05   On this day in history daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system  

Dec 07   Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1879 1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware)  

Dec 13   First federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware) in the year 1879.  

Dec 15   In the year 1879 hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer  

Dec 16   On this day in history william Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail)  

Dec 18   Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   In the year 1879 the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

Dec 19   Beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905) on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park on this day in history.  

Dec 21   The birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader in the year 1879.  

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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   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   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born in the year 1879.  

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   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

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

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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