Historical Events In 1870
Friday, 24 January 2020
Aug 17 Mrs Esther Morris becomes 1st woman magistrate (South Pass, Wyoming) on this day in history.
Aug 17 The first ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington in the year 1870.
Aug 17 Western Australia is granted representative government on this day in history.
Aug 18 Battle at Gravelotte Privat: Prussia beat France, 32,000 casualties in the year 1870.
Aug 18 In the year 1870 felix Salm-Salm, Prussian/US prince/brig-general, dies in battle
Aug 19 Bernard Baruch, financier/presidential adviser (Cold War) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1870 the Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.
Aug 26 In the year 1870 aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [NS=Sept 7]
Aug 27 In the year 1870 amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet
Aug 31 Maria Montessori, Italy, educator (spontaneous response) in the year 1870.
Sep 01 Napoleon III captured at Sedan on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history timotei Popovici, composer
Sep 02 In the year 1870 charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer, dies at 48
Sep 02 Marie Ault, [Mary Cragg], Wigan England in the year 1870.
Sep 02 On this day in history napoleon III surrenders to Prussian armies
Sep 04 In the year 1870 3rd French republic proclaimed as they overthrow their king
Sep 04 On this day in history friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied)
Sep 06 On this day in history ship sinks in Gulf of Biskaje; 483 die
Sep 07 Aleksander Kuprin, Russian author (Pojedinok) [OS=Aug 26] in the year 1870.
Sep 08 Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer in the year 1870.
Sep 08 On this day in history neth & Engl sign "Koelietraktaat" Br-Indian contract work in Suriname
Sep 10 Dutch Jurist Cooperation forms in the year 1870.
Sep 11 On this day in history eugenio Lucas y Padilla, Spanish poet, dies at about 46
Sep 15 In the year 1870 dutch 1st Chamber abolishes Capital punishment (20-18)
Sep 18 In the year 1870 clark Wissler, anthropologist (American Indian)
Sep 19 On this day in history siege of Paris begins
Sep 20 In the year 1870 italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French
Sep 22 Arthur Willard Pryor, composer on this day in history.
Sep 23 John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history georges Claude, inventor (neon light)
Sep 26 In the year 1870 christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47)
Sep 27 Henry TP Comstock, Canadian silver prospector, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history jean Perrin, France, physicist, studied Brownian motion (Nobel 1926)
Oct 01 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer/inventor (grape-shot shells) in the year 1870.