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Historical Events In 1874

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Mar 19   Arthur Hoyt, Georgetown CO, actor (Gold Dust Gertie, Goldie Get Along) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Hans Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1874.  

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   Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC in the year 1874.  

Mar 24   Harry Houdini, [Erich Weiss], Budapest, magician/escape artist on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks & Faces) in the year 1874.  

Apr 03   Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, composer in the year 1874.  

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

Apr 05   Johann Strauss Sr's opera "Die Fledermaus", premieres in Vienna in the year 1874.  

Apr 06   The birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist in the year 1874.  

Apr 09   Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet) in the year 1874.  

Apr 10   The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)  

Apr 14   On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86  

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

Apr 15   NY legislature passes compulsory education law on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton in the year 1874.  

Apr 18   David Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history owen Jones, architect, dies  

Apr 21   On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea  

Apr 24   On this day in history john Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial)  

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

Apr 25   On this day in history the birth of Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of radio  

Apr 26   In the year 1874 j H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902)  

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

Apr 28   Karl Kraus, writer in the year 1874.  

Apr 30   In the year 1874 cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer  

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

May 03   Francois Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1874 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 in the year 1874.  

Jan 01   In the year 1874 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   In the year 1874 birth of josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)  

Jan 04   Sven Fleuron, writer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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