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.