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1879 Calendar

1879 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

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1879 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 22, 1879 – Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Isandlwana – Zulu troops defeat British troops.
  •  January 23, 1879 – Anglo-Zulu War: the Battle of Rorke’s Drift ends.
  •  February 15, 1879 – Women’s rights: American President Rutherford B. Hayes signs a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.
  •  February 22, 1879 – In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and dime Woolworth stores.
  •  March 23, 1879 – War of the Pacific: The Battle of Topáter, the first battle of the war is fought between Chile and the joint forces of Bolivia and Peru.
  •  April 5, 1879 – Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.
  •  May 26, 1879 – Russia and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Gandamak establishing an Afghan state.
  •  May 30, 1879 – New York, New York’s Gilmores Garden is renamed Madison Square Garden by William Henry Vanderbilt and is opened to the public at 26th Street and Madison Avenue.
  •  July 4, 1879 – Anglo-Zulu War: the Zululand capital of Ulundi is captured by British troops and burnt to the ground, thus, ending the war and forcing King Cetshwayo to flee.
  •  July 12, 1879 – The National Guards Unit of Bulgaria is founded.

Who Were Born On 1879?

  •  February 6, 1879 – Carl Ramsauer, German physicist (d. 1955)
  •  February 20, 1879 – Hod Stuart, Canadian hockey player (d. 1907)
  •  April 29, 1879 – Thomas Beecham, British conductor (d. 1961)
  •  May 27, 1879 – Hans Lammers, German SS officer (d. 1962)
  •  July 27, 1879 – Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1960)
  •  September 6, 1879 – Joseph Wirth, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1956)
  •  September 25, 1879 – Lope K. Santos, Filipino writer and labor leader (d. 1963)
  •  October 28, 1879 – Channing H. Cox, American politician (d. 1968)
  •  November 9, 1879 – Milan Šufflay, Croatian politician (d. 1931)
  •  December 27, 1879 – Sydney Greenstreet, English actor (d. 1954)