Historical Events In 1879
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 01 Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India) on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1879 john Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig
Jan 01 In the year 1879 the birth of E.M Forester, English novelist
Jan 01 On this day in history the birth of William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox film studios
Jan 02 1st Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG on this day in history.
Jan 02 British battleship Thunder explodes in Gulf of Ismid, 9 die in the year 1879.
Jan 02 First Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG in the year 1879.
Jan 02 In the year 1879 johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)
Jan 03 In the year 1879 grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29)
Jan 07 Dutch King Willem II marries Emma von Waldeck-Pyrmont in the year 1879.
Jan 07 In the year 1879 st Bernadette (Marie-Bernarde Soubirous), 1844(?), religious visionary
Jan 09 In the year 1879 cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Fort Robinson
Jan 09 Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Ft Robinson in the year 1879.
Jan 09 On this day in history don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86
Jan 09 John Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist on this day in history.
Jan 09 Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas in the year 1879.
Jan 11 In the year 1879 antonio Beltramelli, writer
Jan 11 Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins in the year 1879.
Jan 12 British Zulu War begins Lieutenant-General Chelmsford invades Zululand in the year 1879.
Jan 12 In the year 1879 british Zulu War begins: Lt-General Chelmsford invades Zululand
Jan 13 WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58 in the year 1879.
Jan 15 Ernest Thesiger, London England, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul) in the year 1879.
Jan 16 January record 13" of snow falls in New York City NY (broken Jan 7, 1996) on this day in history.
Jan 16 January record 13" of snow falls in NYC (broken Jan 7, 1996) in the year 1879.
Jan 19 Marie Koenen, author/wife of Felix Rutten (Wassend Cereal) in the year 1879.
Jan 20 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history the Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands.
Jan 21 In the year 1879 henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen
Jan 22 On this day in history anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle
Jan 22 In the year 1879 british troops are massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana, South Africa
Jan 22 Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa on this day in history.
Jan 23 Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1879.
Jan 23 In the year 1879 national Archery Association formed, Crawfordsville IN
Jan 23 On this day in history national Archery Association forms (Crawfordsville Ind)