Historical Events In 1879
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Feb 24 In the year 1879 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)
Feb 25 Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act on this day in history.
Feb 25 Congress passed first Timberland Protection Act in the year 1879.
Feb 25 In the year 1879 otakar Ostrcil, composer
Feb 26 In the year 1879 frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten
Feb 27 On this day in history constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)
Feb 27 On this day in history jose Sancho Marraco, composer
Feb 27 In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 In the year 1879 "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation
Mar 01 Library of Hawaii founded on this day in history.
Mar 03 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) in the year 1879.
Mar 03 On this day in history the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 The United States Geological Survey was established on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1879 uS geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior
Mar 04 On this day in history bernhard Kellermann, writer
Mar 05 Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) in the year 1879.
Mar 08 On this day in history m Lichnowsky, writer
Mar 11 On this day in history guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt.
Mar 11 On this day in history justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
Mar 13 In the year 1879 adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60
Mar 14 In the year 1879 albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity)
Mar 14 On this day in history revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.
Mar 14 On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) in the year 1879.
Mar 19 In the year 1879 joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
Mar 23 In the year 1879 war of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joints forces of Bolivia and Peru. Chile successfully took over Arica and TarapacĂˇ which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.
Mar 25 Otakar Zich, composer in the year 1879.
Mar 27 Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1879 longest championship fight (136 rounds)
Mar 29 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
Mar 30 David van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74 in the year 1879.
Apr 04 In the year 1879 gabriel Groulez, composer
Apr 05 Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific in the year 1879.
Apr 08 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers on this day in history.