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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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   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   James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician in the year 1879.  

Nov 07   On this day in history eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter  

Nov 08   King Baggot I, St Louis MO, director (Tumbleweeds) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Franz Pfemfert, writer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1879.  

Dec 04   Herbert Hamilton Harty, composer in the year 1879.  

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

Dec 05   Daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system in the year 1879.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1879.  

Dec 18   In the year 1879 the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   The birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader on this day in history.  

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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   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29) was born in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86  

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1879 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   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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