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Historical Events In 1874

Sunday, 05 April 2020

May 09   Victoria Embankment, in London opens on this day in history.  

May 12   Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet) in the year 1874.  

May 12   US Assay Office in Helena MT authorized in the year 1874.  

May 12   In the year 1874 uS Assay Office in Helena, Montana authorized  

May 13   On this day in history henry Clough-Leiter, composer  

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   In the year 1874 harvard beats University of McGill (Montréal) in football, 3-0  

May 16   1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg Mass) on this day in history.  

May 16   The first recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg MA) in the year 1874.  

May 19   Gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher) in the year 1874.  

May 20   Folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry in the year 1874.  

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   Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker) on this day in history.  

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

May 28   G K Chesterton, writer on this day in history.  

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

May 29   Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect in the year 1874.  

May 29   The birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1874 jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees  

Jun 07   Theodor Streicher, composer in the year 1874.  

Jun 08   Cochise, Apache leader in the year 1874.  

Jun 11   Richard Stohr, composer in the year 1874.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 17   In the year 1874 grant Mitchell, Columbus OH, actor (Man Who Came to Dinner)  

Jun 20   In the year 1874 1st US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons)  

Jun 20   First US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon, Missouri, finds science of osteopathy on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1874.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Sven Fleuron, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

Jan 08   In the year 1874 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 in the year 1874.  

Jan 19   H v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1874 [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77  

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