Historical Events In 1879
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Feb 24 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun) in the year 1879.
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 Otakar Ostrcil, composer on this day in history.
Feb 26 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten in the year 1879.
Feb 27 Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener) in the year 1879.
Feb 27 In the year 1879 jose Sancho Marraco, composer
Feb 27 On this day in history two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 "Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation in the year 1879.
Mar 01 On this day in history library of Hawaii founded
Mar 03 In the year 1879 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 On this day in history the United States Geological Survey was established
Mar 03 US geological survey director authorized in Department of the Interior in the year 1879.
Mar 04 In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer
Mar 05 In the year 1879 walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol)
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 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer in the year 1879.
Mar 13 In the year 1879 adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60
Mar 14 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) in the year 1879.
Mar 14 Revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 On this day in history gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
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 Tarapacá which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.
Mar 25 On this day in history otakar Zich, composer
Mar 27 On this day in history edward Steichen, pioneered American photography
Mar 27 In the year 1879 longest championship fight (136 rounds)
Mar 29 On this day in history tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow
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 On this day in history khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers