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Historical Events In 1874

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

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   US Assay Office in Helena, Montana authorized on this day in history.  

May 13   Henry Clough-Leiter, composer in the year 1874.  

May 13   On this day in history pope Pius IX encyclical "On Greek-Ruthenian rite"  

May 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg Mass)  

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

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   Daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54) on this day in history.  

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] in the year 1874.  

May 28   In the year 1874 g K Chesterton, writer  

May 29   On this day in history gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)  

May 29   In the year 1874 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   On this day in history theodor Streicher, composer  

Jun 08   In the year 1874 cochise, Apache leader  

Jun 11   On this day in history richard Stohr, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1874 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) on this day in history.  

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   Hugo Leichtentritt, composer was born in the year 1874.  

Jan 01   In the year 1874 birth of gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)  

Jan 04   In the year 1874 birth of josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)  

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   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 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   On this day in history chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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

Feb 03   Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1874 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

Feb 09   Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 in the year 1874.  

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

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