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Historical Events In 1870

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Jan 27   1st sorority (Kappa Alpha Theta) (DePauw U in Greencastle, Indiana) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1870 after accepting 15th amendment, Virginia is readmitted to Union  

Jan 27   First sorority (Kappa Alpha Theta) (DePauw University in Greencastle IN) in the year 1870.  

Jan 27   Manitoba &Northwest Territories incorporated on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Founding of the Quebec Provincial Police force in the year 1870.  

Feb 02   In the year 1870 cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum  

Feb 02   Mark Twain, 34, marries Olivia Langdon in Elmira NY in the year 1870.  

Feb 02   The Cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum in the year 1870.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 15th Amendment (Black suffrage) passed  

Feb 03   Ada Negri, Italian poet/author (Il Libro di Mara) in the year 1870.  

Feb 05   1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history the first motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia  

Feb 07   Alfred Adler, Austria, psychiatrist (Inferiority Complex) in the year 1870.  

Feb 09   Grant signs the bill establishing Federal Meteorological Service on this day in history.  

Feb 09   US Army establishes US National Weather Service on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1870 city of Anaheim incorporates (1st time)  

Feb 10   Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter on this day in history.  

Feb 10   The birth of Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor on this day in history.  

Feb 10   YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) is founded (New York NY) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history official proclamation sets April 15 as last day of grace for US silver coins to circulate in Canada  

Feb 12   Women residents of the Utah Territory are granted the right to vote on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Leopold Godowsky, Lithuania, virtuoso pianist/composer on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Ground broken for Northern Pacific Railway near Duluth MN in the year 1870.  

Feb 15   Ground broken for Northern Pacific Railway near Duluth, Minn on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history esther Morris appointed 1st female judge  

Feb 17   In the year 1870 louis de Raet, Belgian economist/founder (Flemish People's Party)  

Feb 20   In the year 1870 pieter Cornelis Boutens, Holland, mystic poet/scholar (Verzen)  

Feb 23   Mississippi is readmitted to the Union, after the Civil War in the year 1870.  

Feb 23   Mississippi is readmitted to US on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history hiram Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress (Sen-R-MS)  

Feb 25   On this day in history hiram Revels, Mississippi, is sworn in as first black member of Congress (Senator)  

Feb 26   On this day in history 1st NYC subway line opens (pneumatic powered)  

Feb 26   First NYC subway line opens (pneumatic powered) on this day in history.  

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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   Henry Eichheim, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1870.  

Jan 07   Lord Gordon Hewart, British judge (d. 1943) was born in the year 1870.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)  

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

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

Jan 21   Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) died on this day in history.  

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   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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