What happened on January 22nd, 1879

What Happened On 22nd January 1879 In History

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January 22nd (1879) was a Wednesday. It's the 21st day of the year (22nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 344 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 22nd January, 1879

  • »Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Isandlwana Zulu people named Zulu troops decisively defeat British troops.

Famous Birthdays on January 22 in 1879

  • "Francis Picabia, French painter and poet (d. 1953)

January 22nd Famous Deaths for 1879

  • »Anthony Durnford, Irish colonel (b. 1830)
  • »Henry Pulleine, English colonel (b. 1838)

January 22nd Holidays in History

  • »Christian Feast Day:
  • “Anastasius of Persia
  • “Gaudentius of Novara
  • “Vincent Pallotti
  • “Vincent of Saragossa
  • “Vincent, Orontius, and Victor
  • “William Joseph Chaminade
  • »January 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Year 1879 historical events for the month of January