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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Nov 04   In the year 1879 james & John Ritty patent the cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in their Dayton, Ohio saloon  

Nov 04   In the year 1879 the birth of Will Rogers, American actor and humorist  

Nov 04   In the year 1879 will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist  

Nov 05   In the year 1879 james Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48  

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

Nov 06   Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician in the year 1879.  

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

Nov 08   King Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds) in the year 1879.  

Nov 10   In the year 1879 nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)  

Nov 13   In the year 1879 maurice Delage, composer  

Nov 14   In the year 1879 geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer  

Nov 15   Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda) in the year 1879.  

Nov 17   Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar in the year 1879.  

Nov 19   On this day in history karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)  

Nov 19   National Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic)  

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   Herbert Hamilton Harty, composer in the year 1879.  

Dec 05   On this day in history 1st automatic telephone switching system patented  

Dec 05   In the year 1879 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) in the year 1879.  

Dec 12   In the year 1879 friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland  

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

Dec 13   First federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer  

Dec 16   In the year 1879 william Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail)  

Dec 18   Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine) in the year 1879.  

Dec 18   The birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)  

Dec 20   In the year 1879 tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park  

Dec 21   On this day in history the birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader  

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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   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   In the year 1879 birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

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   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   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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