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Historical Events In 1874

Friday, 10 July 2020

Feb 09   Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history king David Kalakaua of Sandwich Is Hawaii, is 1st king to visit US  

Feb 12   King David Kalakaua of Sandwich Island HI, is first king to visit US in the year 1874.  

Feb 13   Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic) on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Emilis Melngailis, composer in the year 1874.  

Feb 17   Thomas J Watson, US, representative/founder (IBM) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star  

Feb 21   On this day in history benjamin Disraeli replaces William Gladstone as English premier  

Feb 21   Oakland Daily Tribune begins publication on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1874 konstantin P├Ąts, Estonian PM (1921-23, 1932-33), dictator (1933-40)  

Feb 23   Major Walter Winfield patents game called "sphairistike" (lawn tennis) in the year 1874.  

Feb 23   On this day in history mjr Walter Winfield patents game called "sphairistike" (lawn tennis)  

Feb 24   On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49  

Feb 24   Honus Wagner, HOF shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Carl Vogler, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history baseball 1st played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds  

Feb 27   In the year 1874 baseball first played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds  

Feb 27   Max Ettinger, composer in the year 1874.  

Feb 28   Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1874 jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth  

Mar 02   In the year 1874 baseball batter's box is officially adopted  

Mar 05   Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (The World a Dancing Party) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Millard Fillmore, 13th president (1850-53), dies of at 74 in the year 1874.  

Mar 09   In the year 1874 johann Richard Ohlsson, composer  

Mar 10   Purdue University (Indiana) admits it's 1st student in the year 1874.  

Mar 10   On this day in history purdue University (Indiana) admits its first student  

Mar 11   On this day in history charles Sumner, a white civil rights leader, dies at 63  

Mar 12   Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer in the year 1874.  

Mar 14   Anton F Philips, president-director of Philips in the year 1874.  

Mar 15   In the year 1874 harold L Ickes, social activist, New Deal politician  

Mar 17   In the year 1874 kincsem, horse that never lost a race  

Mar 18   Hawaii signs a treaty with the United States granting exclusive trading rights on this day in history.  

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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   Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born in the year 1874.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)  

Jan 04   In the year 1874 birth of josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of sven Fleuron, writer  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin  

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   On this day in history death of charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814)  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1874 h v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75  

Feb 03   In the year 1874 death of lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835)  

Feb 08   David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 in the year 1874.  

Feb 09   On this day in history jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75  

Feb 17   On this day in history [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77  

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