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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1879

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1879 death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

Jan 23   On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies  

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

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