In The Netherlands , there was from November 3, 1877 to August 20, 1879 the cabinet Kappeijne van de Coppello, with Mr. J. Kappeijne van de Coppello (liberaal) as prime minister.
In The Netherlands , there was from August 20, 1879 to April 23, 1883 the cabinet Van Lijnden van Sandenburg, with Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (conservatief-AR) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
January 22 » The Battle of Isandlwana during the Anglo-Zulu War results in a British defeat.
January 25 » The Bulgarian National Bank is founded.
May 2 » The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party is founded in Madrid by Pablo Iglesias.
July 4 » Anglo-Zulu War: The Zululand capital of Ulundi is captured by British troops and burned to the ground, ending the war and forcing King Cetshwayo to flee.
August 28 » Cetshwayo, last king of the Zulus, is captured by the British.
September 3 » Siege of the British Residency in Kabul: British envoy Sir Louis Cavagnari and 72 men of the Guides are massacred by Afghan troops while defending the British Residency in Kabul. Their heroism and loyalty became famous and revered throughout the British Empire.
Weather September 18, 1879
The temperature on September 18, 1879 was about 15.2 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 91%.
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