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Historical Events In 1874

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

Feb 11   Elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author in the year 1874.  

Feb 12   King David Kalakaua of Sandwich Is Hawaii, is 1st king to visit US in the year 1874.  

Feb 12   On this day in history king David Kalakaua of Sandwich Island HI, is first king to visit US  

Feb 13   In the year 1874 hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)  

Feb 15   In the year 1874 emilis Melngailis, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history thomas J Watson, US, representative/founder (IBM)  

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

Feb 20   Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star in the year 1874.  

Feb 21   Benjamin Disraeli replaces William Gladstone as English premier in the year 1874.  

Feb 21   On this day in history oakland Daily Tribune begins publication  

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

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   Anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1874.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history carl Vogler, composer  

Feb 27   In the year 1874 baseball 1st played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds  

Feb 27   Baseball first played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history max Ettinger, composer  

Feb 28   In the year 1874 soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range)  

Mar 01   Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise B Courtenay], Princess of Neth in the year 1874.  

Mar 02   Baseball batter's box is officially adopted on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1874 millard Fillmore, 13th president (1850-53), dies of at 74  

Mar 09   In the year 1874 johann Richard Ohlsson, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1874 purdue University (Indiana) admits it's 1st student  

Mar 10   Purdue University (Indiana) admits its first student in the year 1874.  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1874 edmund Eysler, Austrian composer  

Mar 14   On this day in history anton F Philips, president-director of Philips  

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

Mar 17   Kincsem, horse that never lost a race on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1874 hawaii signs a treaty with the United States granting exclusive trading rights.  

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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   Sven Fleuron, writer was born in the year 1874.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814)  

Jan 17   In the year 1874 chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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

Feb 03   Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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

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