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Historical Events In 1874

Saturday, 08 May 2021

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   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 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1874 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   The birth of Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 15   In the year 1874 johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history dr David Livingstones corpse arrives in Southampton  

Apr 18   In the year 1874 david Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey  

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   Owen Jones, architect, dies in the year 1874.  

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

Apr 24   John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial) in the year 1874.  

Apr 25   Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909) in the year 1874.  

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) 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   In the year 1874 cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer  

May 01   In the year 1874 vilem Blodek, composer, dies at 39  

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

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   In the year 1874 birth of hugo Leichtentritt, composer  

Jan 01   Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1874 birth of frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)  

Jan 04   Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael) was born in the year 1874.  

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   In the year 1874 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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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