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