Historical Events In 1879
Thursday, 08 June 2023
Sep 28 Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route in the year 1879.
Sep 28 Sydney Australia innaugurates steam motor tram route on this day in history.
Sep 29 Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer in the year 1879.
Sep 29 NL owners meeting in Buffalo adopt reserve clause, giving each team exclusive rights to their players on this day in history.
Sep 30 Ernst Isler, composer on this day in history.
Oct 01 Cincinnati Enquirer publishes 1st report on baseball reserve clause in the year 1879.
Oct 02 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Musgrave Ritual" (BG)
Oct 02 In the year 1879 start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Musgrave Ritual" (BG)
Oct 02 On this day in history wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)
Oct 05 On this day in history halfdan Cleve, composer
Oct 07 Germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant in the year 1879.
Oct 07 Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr in the year 1879.
Oct 08 In the year 1879 war of the Pacific: the Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos, Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau is killed in the encounter.
Oct 12 British troops occupy Kabul Afghanistan on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)
Oct 14 F Kornberger, writer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1879 jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)
Oct 18 Grzlegorz Fitelberg, composer on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history afghan's emir Mohammed Yakub forced to resign
Oct 21 Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer in the year 1879.
Oct 21 Thomas Edison invents the electric light in the year 1879.
Oct 21 On this day in history thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb
Oct 25 In the year 1879 jean Rogister, composer
Oct 26 In the year 1879 leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS]
Oct 26 The birth of Leon Trotsky, Communist leader on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1879 conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
Oct 29 On this day in history franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
Oct 30 Eily Malyon, London, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion) on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1879 big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies
Nov 01 Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41) on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1879 in a 6-day footrace a Mr Weston loses to a horse, 900 to 885 km
Nov 02 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent) on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1879 vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist
Nov 04 Elkins patents refrigerating apparatus in the year 1879.
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