Historical Events In 1869
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Nov 03 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms in the year 1869.
Nov 06 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4) on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1869 diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa
Nov 09 In the year 1869 marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)
Nov 11 Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia in the year 1869.
Nov 12 Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies in the year 1869.
Nov 15 Free postal delivery formally inaugurated on this day in history.
Nov 17 After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens in the year 1869.
Nov 17 In the year 1869 englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
Nov 17 On this day in history suez Canal opens (Egypt)
Nov 18 James E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union) in the year 1869.
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1869.
Nov 22 Andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.
Nov 23 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched on this day in history.
Nov 24 American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1869.
Dec 08 In the year 1869 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome
Dec 09 On this day in history noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
Dec 10 In the year 1869 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)
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 on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
Dec 20 In the year 1869 charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady)
Dec 22 Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947) in the year 1869.
Dec 22 On this day in history newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up)
Dec 24 In the year 1869 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55
Dec 24 Henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest) on this day in history.
Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer on this day in history.
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 The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US on this day in history.