1879 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 123 of 123

  • Oct 29 Alva B. Adams, American politician (d. 1941)
  • Nov 1 Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)
  • Nov 3 Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist
  • Nov 6 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician
  • Nov 7 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 7 Leon Trotsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and founder of the Red Army [OS 26-10-1879], born in Yelizavetgrad, Russian Empire (d. 1940)

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • Nov 8 King Baggot I, director (Tumbleweeds), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 9 Milan Šufflay, Croatian politician (d. 1931)
  • Nov 10 Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)
  • Nov 10 Patrick Pearse, Irish political activist (d. 1916)
  • Nov 17 Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
  • Nov 19 Karel van den Oever, Flemish author/poet (Geuzenstad)
  • Nov 20 Franz Pfemfert, writer
  • Dec 5 Clyde Cessna, American airplane manufacturer (d. 1954)
  • Dec 12 Friedrich Christiansen, nazi commander Wehrmacht Netherland
  • Dec 15 Hugo W C Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer
  • Dec 18 Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)
  • Dec 21 Theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value)
  • Dec 22 Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)
  • Dec 22 Stanislas Bizot, French world checker champion (1925)
  • Dec 24 Émile Nelligan, Quebec poet (d. 1941)
  • Dec 29 Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)
  • Dec 30 Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History