Historical Events In 1879
Saturday, 23 March 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 in the year 1879.
Nov 04 On this day in history will Rogers, Oologah Indian Territory (Okla), humorist
Nov 05 James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48 in the year 1879.
Nov 06 On this day in history canada celebrates 1st Thanksgiving Day
Nov 06 On this day in history eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician
Nov 07 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter on this day in history.
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 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1879 lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
Nov 17 In the year 1879 gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
Nov 19 In the year 1879 karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)
Nov 19 In the year 1879 national Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter
Nov 19 In the year 1879 natl Assoc of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what "is" a trotter
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 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 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 in the year 1879.
Dec 13 1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware) in the year 1879.
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 In the year 1879 paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)
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 In the year 1879 the birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader