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Historical Events In 1879

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)  

Nov 13   Maurice Delage, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   On this day in history hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer  

Dec 16   On this day in history william Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail)  

Dec 18   On this day in history paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)  

Dec 18   On this day in history the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

Dec 19   Beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905) in the year 1879.  

Dec 20   In the year 1879 tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park  

Dec 21   The birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader in the year 1879.  

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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 in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory) was born in the year 1879.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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