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Year 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1879 Edit

January - March Edit

April - June Edit

July - September Edit

October - December Edit



1879 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1879

Ab urbe condita 2632
Armenian calendar 1328
Bahá'í calendar 35 – 36
Buddhist calendar 2423
Coptic calendar 1595 – 1596
Ethiopian calendar 1871 – 1872
Hebrew calendar 5639 5640
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1934 – 1935
 - Shaka Samvat 1801 – 1802
 - Kali Yuga 4980 – 4981
Holocene calendar 11879
Iranian calendar 1257 – 1258
Islamic calendar 1296 – 1297
Japanese calendar Meiji 12

(明治 12年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2539
Julian calendar 1924
Korean calendar 4212
Thai solar calendar 2422

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July - DecemberEdit

See also 1879 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1879 at Familypedia

266 people were born in 1879

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
John Charles Adams (1879-1923)Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925)
Jeffrey Ahrendt (1879-1951)Hans Ahrendt (1851-1940)Katherine Mac Gafraidh (1856-1909)
James Anderson (1879-1956)
Adele Andreini (1879-1960)
Leonardo Arditi (1879-1946)Raymond Arditi (1857-1913)Emily Aust (1854-1900)
Walter John Arnold (c1879-1947)Frederick Arnold (c1851-1925)Charlotte Isabella Janes (c1850-1934)
Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor (1879-1952)William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor (1848-1919)Mary Dahlgren Paul (1858-1894)
Carmen Asín (1879-1968)
Gladys Luz Bacon (1879-1932)Anthony Harley Bacon (c1845-1900)Henrietta Selina Gresley (1851-1932)
Jennifer Bahner (1879-1949)George Bahner (1858-1929)Amanda Friberg (1850-1939)
Catherine Bangasser (1879-1963)Matthias Bangasser (1850-1930)Elizabeth Rodemeier (1850-1916)
Philip Barnes (1879)George William Barnes (1841)Eliza Housden (1840)
Jean-Luc Barrault (1879-1950)Edgar Barrault (1850-1920)Elizabeth Binder (1853-1918)
Harold Pryor Barton (1879-1915)Frederick Barton (c1841-1885)Harriette Norrie (1857-1935)
Willie Madison Bateman (1879-1949)Hugh Lawson "Huey" BatemanGabriella Ellis (1844-1933)
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91 children were born to the 127 women born in 1879

174 people died in 1879

 FatherMotherAge at death
Betsey Adams (1789-1879)Asahel Adams (1769-1844)Sarah Herrick (1758-1797)90
Richard Alcorn (c1799-1879)Richard Alcorn (c1771-1812)Sarah Stedman (c1776-1832)80
Dianetta Emily Alexander (1843-1879)Horace Martin Alexander (1812-1881)Nancy Reeder Walker (1817-1847)36
George Underwood Alley (1801-1879)John Alley (bef1801)Jane Anne Underwood (bef1801)78
Sarah Lovisa Allred (1817-1879)Isaac Allred (1788-1870)Mary Calvert (1793-1851)
Charlotte Iris Alvord (1815-1879)Thaddeus Alvord (1781-1874)Sarah Wellington (1785-1824)
Archibald Francis Arbuthnot (1805-1879)William Arbuthnot, 1st Baronet (1766-1829)Anne Alves (-1846)74
Charles Robert Aris (1810-1879)William Aris (c1774-1837)Ann (c1773-?)
Hannah Austin (1815-1879)John Austin (c1790)Mary Ann Moon (c1794)64
Francis Ann Badham (1849-1879)Samuel Badham (1815-1868)Mary Doggett Richards (1821-1898)30
Robert Bailey (1848-1879)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)31
William John Bailey (1829-1879)William Henry Bailey (c1798-1865)Margaret Bradley (1804-1840)50
Clara Rebecca Barsden (1877-1879)Joseph Henry Barsden (1851-1901)Kerrenhappuch Shield (1854-1895)2
Andor Battha (1819-1879)Sámuel Battha (1791-1877)Karolina Kandó (1795-1896)
Nicholas Paget Bayly (1814-1879)Nicholas Bayly (1769-1823)Sarah Laycock (1783-1820)65
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14516 people lived in 1879

Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
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Events of the year 1879 at FamilypediaEdit

216 people were married in 1879.

 Joined with
Charles Ahrens (1849-1935)Elizabeth Turner (1857-1937)
Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822-1900)Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832-1878) + Laura Alice Rowe (1853-)
Julian Underwood Alley (1842-1925)Agnes Matilda Wilson (1856-1933)
Amanda Rosaline Appollas (1859-1888)Elzy Wade Fults (1849-1932)
Forster Fitzgerald Arbuthnot (1833-1901)Elinor Stirling (1838-1911)
Randall Huntington Arnold (1851-1902)Frances O Huggins (1855-1928)
Jeanetta Arthur (c1861-1939)Thomas Stickler (1858-1931)
Agnes Ashenden (1862-1936)William Henry Barnett (bef1864-?)
Cecilia Ashenden (1858-1926)Edwin Lewis Millson (1844-1890)+William Austin (1860-1945)
Elizabeth Jane Bacon (1863-1965)Eli Hughes (1857-1938)
Maria Adelaide Louisa Baker (1855-1920)John Carr (1852-1936)
Johanna Cornelia Bakker (1854-1888)Hendrikus Elfering (1847-)
Maria Cornelia Bakker (1856-1932)Cornelius van Velzen (1854-1936)
Mary Barnes (1856-1930)Thomas Bowden (1857-1911)
Sarah Bayly (1849-1898)George Gipps Deas-Thomson (1845-1877)+William Bowman Cadell (1850-1900)
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There were 0 military battles in 1879.

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