1879

 Birth of Francis Picabia.

 French President MacMahon resigns and is suceeded by Jules Grevy

 Austro - German alliance signed, engineered by Chancillor Bismark.

 Afghans rise up and against the British.

 British defeat Shaka's Zulu nation.

 Pavlov begins conditioning experiments.

 Milk Bottles first appear in Brooklyn.

 Fedor Dostoievski publishes The Brothers Karamazov

 Nana by Emile Zola.

 Edgar Degas sculpts -> Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans 

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