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Historical Events In 1874

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May 09   Victoria Embankment, in London opens in the year 1874.  

May 12   On this day in history clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet)  

May 12   US Assay Office in Helena MT authorized on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Helena, Montana authorized  

May 13   Henry Clough-Leiter, composer on this day in history.  

May 13   Pope Pius IX encyclical "On Greek-Ruthenian rite" on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1874 1st admission charge at a football game, Harvard beats McGill 3-0  

May 14   On this day in history harvard beats University of McGill (Montréal) in football, 3-0  

May 16   1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg Mass) in the year 1874.  

May 16   The first recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg MA) on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1874 gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)  

May 20   Folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history levi Strauss markets blue jeans with copper rivets, price $13.50 doz  

May 22   In the year 1874 daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54)  

May 26   2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5 in the year 1874.  

May 26   In the year 1874 henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)  

May 27   On this day in history dustin Farnum, US, actor (Squaw Man, Virginian) [or 1870]  

May 28   In the year 1874 g K Chesterton, writer  

May 29   In the year 1874 gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)  

May 29   On this day in history present constitution of Switzerland takes effect  

May 29   In the year 1874 the birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist  

Jun 05   On this day in history jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees  

Jun 07   Theodor Streicher, composer in the year 1874.  

Jun 08   On this day in history cochise, Apache leader  

Jun 11   Richard Stohr, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1874 willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer  

Jun 13   In the year 1874 8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5  

Jun 13   Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer in the year 1874.  

Jun 14   On this day in history edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour)  

Jun 16   On this day in history arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)  

Jun 17   On this day in history grant Mitchell, Columbus OH, actor (Man Who Came to Dinner)  

Jun 20   On this day in history 1st US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons)  

Jun 20   First US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons) in the year 1874.  

Jun 22   Dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon, Missouri, finds science of osteopathy in the year 1874.  

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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   Frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Sven Fleuron, writer was born in the year 1874.  

Jan 05   In the year 1874 birth of joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)  

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 in the year 1874.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history death of lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835)  

Feb 08   David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 in the year 1874.  

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 in the year 1874.  

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