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Historical Events In 1874

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history hugo Leichtentritt, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history new York City annexes the Bronx  

Jan 04   Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael) in the year 1874.  

Jan 05   Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) in the year 1874.  

Jan 05   On this day in history the city of Winnipeg holds first civic election. Only 304 voters were registered, but 331 ballots are cast. go figure  

Jan 13   On this day in history battle between jobless & police in NYC, 100s injuried  

Jan 13   On this day in history battle between jobless &police in New York City NY, 100s injured  

Jan 13   In the year 1874 imperial Russian Government issues second decree which amended the one of June 4, 1871. The second decree instituted compulsory military conscription for the German colonists. These two decrees impelled thousands of German Russians to immigrate to North and South America.  

Jan 13   Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin in the year 1874.  

Jan 13   US troops land in Honolulu to protect the king on this day in history.  

Jan 14   I D Shadd elected Speaker of lower house of Miss legislature on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit)  

Jan 16   On this day in history robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)  

Jan 17   In the year 1874 armed Democrats seize Texas government ending Radical Reconstruction  

Jan 17   On this day in history armed Democrats seize Texas govt ending Radical Reconstruction  

Jan 17   Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history h v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer's "Libussa," premieres in Vienna in the year 1874.  

Jan 22   On this day in history liberal Alexander Mackenzie 1822-1892 defeats John A. Macdonald in the second Canadian general election, 138 seats to 67  

Jan 22   Louis Riel 1844-1885 elected as the member of Parliament for Provencher in Manitoba. He will be prevented from taking his seat by a warrant for his arrest sworn in Ontario, for the murder of Thomas Scott on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)  

Jan 24   Arthur Schomburg (Arturo Alfonso), Puerto Rico, archivist of African American history and culture in the year 1874.  

Jan 24   Gen J van Swieten conquerors Kraton Atjeh, after 1000's die in the year 1874.  

Jan 24   General J van Swieten conquers Kraton Atjeh, after 1000's die in the year 1874.  

Jan 24   Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov," premieres in St Petersburg Russia on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop in the year 1874.  

Jan 29   In the year 1874 john David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist  

Jan 31   On this day in history jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO  

Jan 31   Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill, Missouri in the year 1874.  

Feb 01   On this day in history hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austria, poet/dramatist/essayist  

Feb 03   Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue) on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel) on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1874 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

Feb 09   On this day in history amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1874

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of hugo Leichtentritt, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927)  

Jan 01   In the year 1874 birth of frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)  

Jan 04   Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1874 birth of sven Fleuron, writer  

Jan 05   Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1874 birth of fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948)  

Jan 13   Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1874

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798) died in the year 1874.  

Jan 08   Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814) died in the year 1874.  

Jan 17   Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 in the year 1874.  

Jan 19   H v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died in the year 1874.  

Feb 08   In the year 1874 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

Feb 09   Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 in the year 1874.  

Feb 17   [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77 in the year 1874.  

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