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Historical Events In 1879

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Nov 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1879 canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven) in the year 1879.  

Nov 13   On this day in history maurice Delage, composer  

Nov 14   On this day in history geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer  

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   On this day in history natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter  

Nov 20   Franz Pfemfert, writer in the year 1879.  

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer  

Nov 28   Battle at Lydenburg S Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history herbert Hamilton Harty, composer  

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   Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1879 hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer  

Dec 16   In the year 1879 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   The birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)  

Dec 20   On this day in history tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park  

Dec 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1879 birth of edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)  

Jan 01   William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 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   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   Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86 in the year 1879.  

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   Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle in the year 1879.  

Jan 23   In the year 1879 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 29   On this day in history antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80  

Feb 11   Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies in the year 1879.  

Feb 21   In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

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