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