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Historical Events In 1870

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 02   Construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1870 brooklyn Bridge construction begins; completed May 24, 1883  

Jan 03   Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS] in the year 1870.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1870 karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 08   US mint at Carson City NV begins issuing coins on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1870 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 in the year 1870.  

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   On this day in history 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   Donkey 1st used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly in the year 1870.  

Jan 15   Donkey first used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   Virginia becomes 8th state re-admitted to US after Civil War in the year 1870.  

Jan 16   Virginia becomes 8th state readmitted to US after Civil War on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils) in the year 1870.  

Jan 18   In the year 1870 berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)  

Jan 20   "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard in the year 1870.  

Jan 20   On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

Jan 20   Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1870 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 on this day in history.  

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   Joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge) was born in the year 1870.  

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   Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS] on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Adolf Ganz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1870.  

Jan 21   Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) died in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 29   Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797) died on this day in history.  

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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