Historical Events In 1869
Friday, 03 July 2020
Nov 03 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms in the year 1869.
Nov 06 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4) in the year 1869.
Nov 06 In the year 1869 diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa
Nov 09 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) on this day in history.
Nov 11 Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia in the year 1869.
Nov 12 In the year 1869 gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
Nov 15 In the year 1869 free postal delivery formally inaugurated
Nov 17 On this day in history after work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens
Nov 17 In the year 1869 englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
Nov 17 Suez Canal opens (Egypt) in the year 1869.
Nov 18 James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) on this day in history.
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) on this day in history.
Nov 22 Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) on this day in history.
Nov 23 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched in the year 1869.
Nov 24 On this day in history american Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)
Dec 02 On this day in history jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
Dec 06 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 Noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia in the year 1869.
Dec 10 Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) in the year 1869.
Dec 16 On this day in history albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)
Dec 17 On this day in history nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
Dec 18 On this day in history canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game
Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1869.
Dec 19 Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer) in the year 1869.
Dec 20 Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947)
Dec 22 Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) in the year 1869.
Dec 24 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Dec 24 Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) on this day in history.
Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer in the year 1869.
Dec 27 First issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published in the year 1869.
Dec 27 In the year 1869 louis Riel 1844-1885 elected President of the Provisional Government of Rupert's Land and the North West; with powers to negotiate with Canadian Commissioner Donald A. Smith
Dec 28 On this day in history the Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US.