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Historical Events In 1874

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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

May 19   On this day in history gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)  

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) in the year 1874.  

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

May 26   Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 29   Gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold) on this day in history.  

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

May 29   On this day in history the birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist  

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

Jun 07   In the year 1874 theodor Streicher, composer  

Jun 08   On this day in history cochise, Apache leader  

Jun 11   In the year 1874 richard Stohr, composer  

Jun 12   On this day in history willem Louis Frederic Landre, composer  

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

Jun 13   On this day in history leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer  

Jun 14   Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour) on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Arthur Meighen, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926) in the year 1874.  

Jun 17   In the year 1874 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) 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of sven Fleuron, writer  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1874 death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814)  

Jan 17   In the year 1874 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   In the year 1874 death of lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835)  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75  

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

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