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Historical Events In 1870

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Jan 02   In the year 1870 construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins  

Jan 02   On this day in history ernst Barlach, writer  

Jan 03   Brooklyn Bridge construction begins; completed May 24, 1883 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS]  

Jan 03   On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history the inauguration of the Musikverein (Vienna).  

Jan 07   Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history uS mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins  

Jan 08   In the year 1870 uS mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins  

Jan 09   On this day in history joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge)  

Jan 10   Georgia legislature reconvenes on this day in history.  

Jan 10   John D Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil in the year 1870.  

Jan 10   Standard Oil is incorporated by brothers John D. and William Rockefeller on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1870 adolf Ganz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 13   In the year 1870 henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)  

Jan 15   Cartoonist Thomas Nast originates the donkey as a symbol to identify the Democratic party in a political cartoon appearing in Harper's Weekly in the year 1870.  

Jan 15   Donkey 1st used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly in the year 1870.  

Jan 15   In the year 1870 donkey first used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly  

Jan 15   Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer (Greenland) in the year 1870.  

Jan 16   In the year 1870 virginia becomes 8th state re-admitted to US after Civil War  

Jan 16   On this day in history virginia becomes 8th state readmitted to US after Civil War  

Jan 16   Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)  

Jan 20   On this day in history "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard  

Jan 20   Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer in the year 1870.  

Jan 20   On this day in history hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis  

Jan 22   On this day in history charles Arnold Tournemire, composer  

Jan 23   173 Blackfoot (140 women & children) killed in Montana by US Army on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1870 173 Blackfoot Indians (140 women &children) killed in Montana by US Army  

Jan 25   In the year 1870 soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows  

Jan 26   On this day in history cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67  

Jan 26   In the year 1870 virginia rejoins the Union, following the end of the Civil War.  

Jan 26   In the year 1870 virginia rejoins US  

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Famous Birthdays In 1870

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ernst Barlach, writer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of henry Eichheim, composer  

Jan 03   Henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist (Richard Mahoney) was born in the year 1870.  

Jan 06   Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944) was born in the year 1870.  

Jan 07   Lord Gordon Hewart, British judge (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1870 birth of miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945)  

Famous Deaths In 1870

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1870 constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS]  

Jan 07   On this day in history karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 11   On this day in history adolf Ganz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 21   Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797) died in the year 1870.  

Feb 11   On this day in history jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch min of Internal Aff (1848-49), dies at 76  

Feb 14   St. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General (b. 1815) died in the year 1870.  

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