Historical Events In 1879
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 25 The Bulgarian National Bank is founded on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)
Jan 29 In the year 1879 antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80
Jan 29 In the year 1879 custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established
Jan 29 Custer Battlefield National Monument, Montana established in the year 1879.
Jan 29 On this day in history the birth of W.C Fields, Stage and film comedian
Jan 30 On this day in history french President MacMahon resigns
Feb 01 In the year 1879 sydney Baynes, composer
Feb 03 Charles Follis, 1st black NFLer (Shelby, Ohio) in the year 1879.
Feb 05 Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent) on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1879 joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow
Feb 06 In the year 1879 carl Ramsauer
Feb 08 On this day in history sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
Feb 08 In the year 1879 sanford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time, by dividing the world into 24 equal time zones, with standard time within each zone
Feb 09 On this day in history carl Natanael Berg, composer
Feb 10 On this day in history 1st electric arc light used (California Theater)
Feb 10 First electric arc light used (California Theater) on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1879 franz Carl Bornschein, composer
Feb 10 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley departs to the Congo
Feb 11 In the year 1879 honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
Feb 11 Jean Gilbert, composer on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1879 1st artificial ice rink in North America (Madison Sq Garden, NYC)
Feb 12 On this day in history artificial ice is created in at Madison Square Garden for the first time
Feb 12 On this day in history news about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London
Feb 14 Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1879 congress authorizes women lawyers to practice before Supreme Ct
Feb 15 In the year 1879 u.S. President Rutherford Hayes signs a bill enabling female lawyers to argue cases before the Supreme Court.
Feb 17 On this day in history dorothy Canfield Fisher, US, novelist (Book-of-Month-Club)
Feb 18 Arabs capture Egyptian premier Nabar Pasha on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1879 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69
Feb 22 1st 5 cent & 10 cent store opened by Frank W Woolworth (Utica NY) in the year 1879.
Feb 22 On this day in history frank W. Woolworth opens his first store in Utica, New York.
Feb 22 On this day in history frank Woolworth opens his first 'Woolworths' store in Utica, New York state
Feb 23 On this day in history agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)