Historical Events In 1879
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Feb 24 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun) on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act
Feb 25 Congress passed first Timberland Protection Act on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history otakar Ostrcil, composer
Feb 26 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten on this day in history.
Feb 27 Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1879 jose Sancho Marraco, composer
Feb 27 In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1879 library of Hawaii founded
Mar 03 On this day in history 1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
Mar 03 The first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood) in the year 1879.
Mar 03 The United States Geological Survey was established in the year 1879.
Mar 03 US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior on this day in history.
Mar 04 Bernhard Kellermann, writer on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1879 walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol)
Mar 08 M Lichnowsky, writer on this day in history.
Mar 11 In the year 1879 guelph Ontarioincorporated as a city; settlement founded by John Galt.
Mar 11 On this day in history justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
Mar 13 Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity)
Mar 14 Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 On this day in history gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
Mar 19 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich) on this day in history.
Mar 23 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 on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer
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 In the year 1879 tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
Mar 30 In the year 1879 david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74
Apr 04 Gabriel Groulez, composer in the year 1879.
Apr 05 In the year 1879 chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.
Apr 08 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers in the year 1879.