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Historical Events In 1870

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jan 02   On this day in history construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins  

Jan 02   In the year 1870 ernst Barlach, writer  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer  

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

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

Jan 09   Joseph B Strauss, civil engineer/builder (Golden Gate Bridge) in the year 1870.  

Jan 10   Georgia legislature reconvenes in the year 1870.  

Jan 10   On this day in history john D Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil  

Jan 10   Standard Oil is incorporated by brothers John D. and William Rockefeller in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 13   Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer (Greenland)  

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

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

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

Jan 18   Berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1870 hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis  

Jan 22   In the year 1870 charles Arnold Tournemire, composer  

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   In the year 1870 soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows  

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

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   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   In the year 1870 birth of gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)  

Jan 07   In the year 1870 birth of lord Gordon Hewart, British judge (d. 1943)  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1870 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   Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1870 cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67  

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

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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