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Historical Events In 1879

Friday, 14 May 2021

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   In the year 1879 the birth of Will Rogers, American actor and humorist  

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   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   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) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1879 maurice Delage, composer  

Nov 14   Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer in the year 1879.  

Nov 15   On this day in history lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)  

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   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   Franz Pfemfert, writer on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, French composer/conductor (Conte Fantastic) in the year 1879.  

Nov 27   Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer in the year 1879.  

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   On this day in history daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system  

Dec 07   In the year 1879 rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)  

Dec 12   In the year 1879 friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland  

Dec 13   On this day in history 1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware)  

Dec 13   In the year 1879 first federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware)  

Dec 15   Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer in the year 1879.  

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   In the year 1879 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   Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) was born in the year 1879.  

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1879 birth of william Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)  

Jan 02   Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1879 birth of pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle  

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

Jan 29   Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80 in the year 1879.  

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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