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Historical Events In 1870

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1870 construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins  

Jan 02   Ernst Barlach, writer on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Brooklyn Bridge construction begins; completed May 24, 1883 in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 03   Henry Eichheim, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 06   The inauguration of the Musikverein (Vienna) in the year 1870.  

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   US mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins in the year 1870.  

Jan 08   US mint at Carson City, Nevada begins issuing coins in the year 1870.  

Jan 09   Joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Georgia legislature reconvenes in the year 1870.  

Jan 10   In the year 1870 john D Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil  

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

Jan 11   Adolf Ganz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko) in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history donkey 1st used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly  

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

Jan 15   Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer (Greenland) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1870 "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   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 25   On this day in history soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows  

Jan 26   Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1870.  

Jan 26   Virginia rejoins the Union, following the end of the Civil War on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Virginia rejoins US on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1870

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Ernst Barlach, writer was born in the year 1870.  

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   On this day in history birth of gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)  

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

Jan 08   Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30) was born in the year 1870.  

Jan 09   In the year 1870 birth of joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge)  

Jan 11   Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945) was born on this day in history.  

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   Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history death of alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)  

Jan 26   Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1870.  

Jan 29   On this day in history death of leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797)  

Feb 11   In the year 1870 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 on this day in history.  

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