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Historical Events In 1874

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

May 09   In the year 1874 victoria Embankment, in London opens  

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

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

May 12   In the year 1874 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   1st admission charge at a football game, Harvard beats McGill 3-0 on this day in history.  

May 14   Harvard beats University of McGill (Montréal) in football, 3-0 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1874.  

May 19   Gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher) on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry  

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

May 22   Daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54) in the year 1874.  

May 26   2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5 on this day in history.  

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

May 27   Dustin Farnum, US, actor (Squaw Man, Virginian) [or 1870] on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1874 g K Chesterton, writer  

May 29   Gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold) in the year 1874.  

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

May 29   The birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist in the year 1874.  

Jun 05   Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1874 theodor Streicher, composer  

Jun 08   Cochise, Apache leader in the year 1874.  

Jun 11   On this day in history richard Stohr, composer  

Jun 12   Willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer in the year 1874.  

Jun 13   On this day in history 8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5  

Jun 13   Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour) in the year 1874.  

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   1st US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons) in the year 1874.  

Jun 20   In the year 1874 first US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons)  

Jun 22   On this day in history dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon, Missouri, finds science of osteopathy  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of sven Fleuron, writer  

Jan 05   In the year 1874 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   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 in the year 1874.  

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

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 in the year 1874.  

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   On this day in history [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77  

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