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Historical Events In 1870

Friday, 20 May 2022

Jan 02   In the year 1870 construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins  

Jan 02   On this day in history ernst Barlach, writer  

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] on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history georgia legislature reconvenes  

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 in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1870 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   Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer in the year 1870.  

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

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

Jan 25   Soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1870.  

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   Henry Eichheim, composer was born in the year 1870.  

Jan 03   In the year 1870 birth of henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist (Richard Mahoney)  

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 in the year 1870.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1870 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   On this day in history constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS]  

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

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

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1870 death of leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797)  

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

Feb 14   St. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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