Historical Events In 1879
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jun 26 Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt in the year 1879.
Jun 28 On this day in history sigurd von Koch, composer
Jun 30 Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1879 walter Hampden, Bkln NY, actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Jul 01 In the year 1879 ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples
Jul 01 Leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951) in the year 1879.
Jul 03 Philippe Gaubert, composer in the year 1879.
Jul 04 On this day in history africaner Union forms by Rev SJ du Toit at Cape colony
Jul 05 In the year 1879 dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup
Jul 06 Henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 07 Jacob Weinberg, composer on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1879 uSS Jeannette departs San Francisco to explore Arctic.
Jul 09 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #199 Byblis in the year 1879.
Jul 09 On this day in history friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh
Jul 10 In the year 1879 harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)
Jul 17 On this day in history 1st railroad opens in Hawaii
Jul 17 The first railroad opens in Hawaii in the year 1879.
Jul 19 Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon in the year 1879.
Jul 19 In the year 1879 hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI)
Jul 22 Gustaf Heintze, composer on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroid #200 Dynamene
Jul 27 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza) on this day in history.
Aug 04 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris in the year 1879.
Aug 05 On this day in history first game of night football at Melbourne Cricket Ground, under gas-lights.
Aug 06 Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize) on this day in history.
Aug 07 J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1879 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.
Aug 08 Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary, peasant leader in the year 1879.
Aug 12 In the year 1879 1st National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)
Aug 12 On this day in history first National Archery Association tournament (Chicago)
Aug 12 On this day in history the Intercolonial Railway gains access to Quebec by purchasing the Grand Trunk line between Quebec and Rivière du Loup.
Aug 13 In the year 1879 john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
Aug 15 On this day in history ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
Aug 16 Ethel Barrymore, classic film & stage actress (Pinky, Moonrise) on this day in history.