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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   On this day in history the birth of Will Rogers, American actor and humorist  

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 in the year 1879.  

Nov 06   In the year 1879 canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day  

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

Nov 07   Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter in the year 1879.  

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   Maurice Delage, composer in the year 1879.  

Nov 14   Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer on this day in history.  

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   Karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad) in the year 1879.  

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

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

Nov 20   Franz Pfemfert, writer in the year 1879.  

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic) in the year 1879.  

Nov 27   On this day in history adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer  

Nov 28   On this day in history battle at Lydenburg S Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu  

Dec 04   Herbert Hamilton Harty, composer in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 05   Daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system in the year 1879.  

Dec 07   In the year 1879 rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)  

Dec 12   On this day in history friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland  

Dec 13   1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history first federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware)  

Dec 15   Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1879 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   On this day in history the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

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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