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Historical Events In 1874

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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   US Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House in the year 1874.  

Mar 22   On this day in history ellen Glasgow, novelist  

Mar 22   On this day in history young Men's Hebrew Association is founded in New York NY  

Mar 22   Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 05   "Die Fledermaus" 1st performed (Vienna) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history the birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist  

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   Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada) in the year 1874.  

Apr 14   In the year 1874 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Curacao, dies at 86  

Apr 15   On this day in history johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Barracks on Alcatraz Island destroyed in fire on this day in history.  

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   John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial) in the year 1874.  

Apr 25   On this day in history guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)  

Apr 25   The birth of Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of radio in the year 1874.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1874.  

May 03   In the year 1874 francois Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker  

May 05   Dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law in the year 1874.  

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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   Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)  

Jan 06   Fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   H v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75 in the year 1874.  

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

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

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