Historical Events In 1870
Monday, 20 May 2019
Jul 15 Georgia becomes last confederate to be readmitted to US in the year 1870.
Jul 15 Hudson's Bay & Northwest Territories transferred to Canada in the year 1870.
Jul 15 Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province & NW Territories created on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history emil Mlynarski, composer
Jul 18 Pontifical infalliability proclaimed in the year 1870.
Jul 19 On this day in history france declares war on Prussia; Franco-Prussian war begins
Jul 19 France declares war on Prussia; the Franco-Prussian war begins on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1870 vladimir D Nabokov, Russian jurist/minister of Justice (1918-19)
Jul 21 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 in the year 1870.
Jul 22 In the year 1870 josef Strauss, composer, dies at 42
Jul 23 Emperor Napoleon III appoints Empress Eugenie as Regent of France in the year 1870.
Jul 24 1st trans-US rail service begins in the year 1870.
Jul 24 On this day in history fred Law Olmsted Jr, architect/landscaper
Jul 24 On this day in history the first trans-US rail service begins
Jul 25 Jan D Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders) on this day in history.
Jul 27 Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, England, author (Path to Rome) on this day in history.
Jul 28 Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium (1927-31) on this day in history.
Jul 30 Staten Island ferry "Westfield" burns, killing 100 on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1870 tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway, opens in London.
Aug 04 On this day in history british Red Cross Society forms
Aug 04 In the year 1870 harry Lauder, Scotland, comedian/singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin)
Aug 06 In the year 1870 battle at Spicheren: Prussia beats France
Aug 06 In the year 1870 white conservatives suppresed black vote &captured Tenn legislature
Aug 07 On this day in history 19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born)
Aug 08 Magic (US) defeats Cambria (Engld) in 2nd running of America's Cup on this day in history.
Aug 11 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) in the year 1870.
Aug 13 In the year 1870 armed tug Palos becomes first U.S. Navy ship to transit Suez Canal
Aug 14 David [James] Glasgow Farragut, admiral, dies in the year 1870.
Aug 15 Transcontinental Railway actually completed in the year 1870.
Aug 15 In the year 1870 transcontinental Railway actually completed in Colorado
Aug 16 In the year 1870 fred Goldsmith demonstrates curve ball isn't an optical illusion
Aug 16 On this day in history ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer, dies at 80
Aug 17 1st ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington on this day in history.
Aug 17 Frederick Russell, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine in the year 1870.