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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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

Nov 04   On this day in history will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist  

Nov 05   On this day in history james Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 king Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds)  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1879.  

Nov 15   Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history national Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

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

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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