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Historical Events In 1870

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jan 02   Construction of Brooklyn Bridge begins on this day in history.  

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] in the year 1870.  

Jan 03   In the year 1870 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   In the year 1870 miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)  

Jan 08   In the year 1870 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 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 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1870 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 on this day in history.  

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 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   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   Ernst Barlach, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1870 birth of henry Eichheim, composer  

Jan 03   Henry Handel Richardson, Australia, novelist (Richard Mahoney) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1870 birth of gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46 [NS]  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1870 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   Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch min of Internal Aff (1848-49), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of st. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General (b. 1815)  

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