Historical Events In 1879
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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 The birth of Will Rogers, American actor and humorist in the year 1879.
Nov 04 Will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist on this day in history.
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 In the year 1879 eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician
Nov 07 In the year 1879 eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter
Nov 08 King Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds) in the year 1879.
Nov 10 Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven) on this day in history.
Nov 13 Maurice Delage, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1879.
Nov 19 Karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad) in the year 1879.
Nov 19 National Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1879 first federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware)
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 The birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter in the year 1879.
Dec 19 In the year 1879 beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)
Dec 20 Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park in the year 1879.
Dec 21 In the year 1879 the birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader