Historical Events In 1869
Sunday, 25 September 2022
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 Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
Nov 17 In the year 1869 suez Canal opens (Egypt)
Nov 18 On this day in history james E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1869 andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)
Nov 23 On this day in history in Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched
Nov 24 On this day in history american Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)
Dec 02 In the year 1869 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 20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history noble Order of Knights of Labor founded, Philadelphia
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 In the year 1869 louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40
Dec 19 On this day in history eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
Dec 20 Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1869 andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947)
Dec 22 In the year 1869 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 On this day in history henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
Dec 26 On this day in history harry Redman, composer
Dec 27 On this day in history first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.
Dec 27 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 on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1869 the Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US.