Historical Events In 1879
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Feb 24 In the year 1879 herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Sun)
Feb 25 Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act in the year 1879.
Feb 25 On this day in history congress passed first Timberland Protection Act
Feb 25 Otakar Ostrcil, composer in the year 1879.
Feb 26 On this day in history frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten
Feb 27 In the year 1879 constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)
Feb 27 Jose Sancho Marraco, composer on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1879 two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
Feb 28 On this day in history "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) on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1879 the first female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
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 in the year 1879.
Mar 04 In the year 1879 bernhard Kellermann, writer
Mar 05 Walter Long, actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol) on this day in history.
Mar 08 M Lichnowsky, writer in the year 1879.
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 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity) on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 revolutionary physicist Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.
Mar 14 In the year 1879 the birth of Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
Mar 15 Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity) on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
Mar 23 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 in the year 1879.
Mar 25 In the year 1879 otakar Zich, composer
Mar 27 Edward Steichen, pioneered American photography on this day in history.
Mar 27 Longest championship fight (136 rounds) on this day in history.
Mar 29 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history david van der Kellen, Dutch coin engraver, dies at 74
Apr 04 On this day in history gabriel Groulez, composer
Apr 05 On this day in history chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.
Apr 08 Khedive Ismael of Egypt fires French/British ministers on this day in history.