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Historical Events In 1874

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Mar 19   Arthur Hoyt, Georgetown CO, actor (Gold Dust Gertie, Goldie Get Along) in the year 1874.  

Mar 20   In the year 1874 hans Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 21   In the year 1874 uS Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House  

Mar 22   Ellen Glasgow, novelist on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Young Men's Hebrew Association is founded in New York NY in the year 1874.  

Mar 22   On this day in history young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC  

Mar 24   Harry Houdini, [Erich Weiss], Budapest, magician/escape artist in the year 1874.  

Mar 26   In the year 1874 gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks & Faces)  

Apr 03   On this day in history eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer  

Apr 05   "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna) in the year 1874.  

Apr 05   On this day in history johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna  

Apr 06   The birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet) on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history the first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.  

Apr 14   Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada) on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86 in the year 1874.  

Apr 15   Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919) in the year 1874.  

Apr 15   NY legislature passes compulsory education law in the year 1874.  

Apr 16   Dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton on this day in history.  

Apr 18   David Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey in the year 1874.  

Apr 19   On this day in history barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire  

Apr 19   Firmin Baes, Flemish painter in the year 1874.  

Apr 19   In the year 1874 owen Jones, architect, dies  

Apr 21   In the year 1874 j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea  

Apr 24   John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1874 the birth of Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of radio  

Apr 26   J H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1874 white League, Paramilitary white supremacist organization, forms  

Apr 28   Karl Kraus, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer  

May 01   Vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history francois Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker  

May 05   On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law  

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Famous Birthdays In 1874

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hugo Leichtentritt, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   Frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944) was born in the year 1874.  

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1874 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   In the year 1874 death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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

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

Feb 08   On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

Feb 09   In the year 1874 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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