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Movie history events from 1879

Billy the Kid is kidnapped and taken to the future. (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)

Chester A Arthur nominated Vice-President of the United States of America. (Die Hard: With a Vengeance)

Josaphina Steiner is born. (The Gorgon)

At Vardon Cottage, a boy sees men golfing. (Isle of Jersey, England) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Zulu retreat, and someone runs off with officer Perkins' right leg. (Natal/Glasgow) (The Meaning of Life)

Lillian Crabtree is born. (Louisville, Kentucky) (The Return of the Living Dead)

22nd January: Pursuing American soldiers badly beat Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife and his people as they make a desperate bid for freedom. In doing so, the soldiers effectively crushed the so-called Dull Knife Outbreak. (Custer of the West)

22nd January: After the Battle of Isandlwana, 139 soldiers hold off 4000 Zulu warriors in a 12hr battle, winning 11 Victoria Crosses. (Rorke's Drift) (Zulu)

25th March: Little Wolf surrenders to his friend Lieutenant W.P. Clark. (Ride Out for Revenge)

19th July: Doc Holliday commits his first murder, killing a man for shooting up his New Mexico saloon. (New Mexico) (Wyatt Earp)

28th August: King Cetshwayo, the last great ruler of Zululand, is captured by the British following his defeat in the British-Zulu War. (Zulu Dawn)

4th November: Will Rogers is born. (Oklahoma) (The Story of Will Rogers)


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