The founding of the city of General Roca, Río Negro is currently located in Argentina.
Formosa was founded by Luis Jorge Fontana and is currently located in Argentina.
Surrey, British Columbia, currently located in Canada.
Establishment of the city of Kohima, currently located in India.
Founding of the city of Kelowna and currently located in Canada.
The founding of the city of Kotka is currently located in Finland.
January 27: The city of Guigalpa is founded, now in Nicaragua.
The Anglo-Zulu War took place from 11 January 1879 to 4 July 1879.
The beginning of the Pacific War on April 5, 1879, which ended on April 4, 1884.
April - June
May 2 The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (Spanish: Partido Socialista Obrero Español) is secretly founded in a Madrid bar by typist Pablo Iglesias.
Muhammad Safa Bey
Ernst Doys Decker
Ignatius Gabriel I Tebuni
Aimee Antoinette Camus
Thomas Matthew Berry
Khalifa bin Hareb
Abdul Rahman Shahbandar
Ali bin Hussein
Max von Lowe
Mohamed Eltaher Ben Achour
Youssef bin Issa Al-Qena'i
Johannes Nikolaus Brønsted
March 14 - Albert Einstein, German scientist (d.
August 5 - Sate' al-Husari - Writer and national thinker.
August 31 - Emperor Taisho of Japan (b.
Abdullah Bey Al-Zuhdi
June 20 - George Stephen, Australian lawyer (b.
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