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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Nov 05   James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48 in the year 1879.  

Nov 06   On this day in history canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day  

Nov 06   On this day in history eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician  

Nov 07   Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1879 gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar  

Nov 19   In the year 1879 karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 27   Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1879 battle at Lydenburg S Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu  

Dec 04   Herbert Hamilton Harty, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 13   First federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

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

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   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born in the year 1879.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 13   In the year 1879 wF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58  

Jan 16   Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 21   Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 in the year 1879.  

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