Historical Events In 1869
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Nov 03 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms on this day in history.
Nov 06 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4) on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa
Nov 09 Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short) in the year 1869.
Nov 11 On this day in history victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia
Nov 12 On this day in history gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
Nov 15 On this day in history free postal delivery formally inaugurated
Nov 17 After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens on this day in history.
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 In the year 1869 james E Sullivan, founder (Amateur Athletic Union)
Nov 20 Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1869.
Nov 22 In the year 1869 andre Gide, France, novelist (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)
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) in the year 1869.
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 in the year 1869.
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 Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography) on this day in history.
Dec 17 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer in the year 1869.
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 On this day in history 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 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 in the year 1869.
Dec 24 In the year 1869 henriette GA Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet (Women in Forest)
Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer in the year 1869.
Dec 27 First issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published on this day in history.
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 in the year 1869.
Dec 28 The Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US in the year 1869.