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Historical Events In 1879

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history king Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds)  

Nov 10   Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven) in the year 1879.  

Nov 13   In the year 1879 maurice Delage, composer  

Nov 14   In the year 1879 geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer  

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   Natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history franz Pfemfert, writer  

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

Nov 27   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 05   Daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

Dec 19   Beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905) in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 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 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 in the year 1879.  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

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

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