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Historical Events In 1874

Monday, 21 January 2019

Jun 22   On this day in history dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy  

Jun 22   In the year 1874 howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies  

Jun 26   Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history freedmen's Bank closes  

Jun 28   On this day in history oley Speaks, composer  

Jun 29   Georg Gohler, composer in the year 1874.  

Jun 29   On this day in history greek politician Charilaos Trikoupis publishes a manifesto in the Athens daily Kairoi entitled "Who's to Blame?" in which he lays out his complaints against King George. He is elected Prime Minister of Greece the next year.  

Jul 01   In the year 1874 1st Chamber accept law against child labor  

Jul 01   On this day in history first US kidnapping for ransom, 4-year-old Charles Ross, $20,000  

Jul 01   On this day in history michel H Campen, author/critic (Bikoerim)  

Jul 03   Apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Social Democratic Workmen's Party of North America formed in the year 1874.  

Jul 05   Gerhard von Keussler, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 07   27th Postmaster General: James W Marshall of NJ takes office in the year 1874.  

Jul 08   The Mounties begin their March West in the year 1874.  

Jul 10   On this day in history austin Diamond, cricket non-Test capt (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust)  

Jul 11   Xavier FMG earl Merode, Belg pontifical defense minister, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history fritz Reuter, writer, dies at 63  

Jul 12   On this day in history ontario Agricultural College founded  

Jul 12   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "The Gloria Scott" (BG) in the year 1874.  

Jul 14   'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1874 aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the Archbishop of the Portuguese colonial enclave of Goa.  

Jul 26   Serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1874 ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)  

Jul 29   On this day in history august Stramm, writer  

Jul 29   Major Walter Copton Wingfield patents a portable tennis court in the year 1874.  

Jul 30   1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Phila in British Isles in the year 1874.  

Jul 31   In the year 1874 commissioning of USS Intrepid, first U.S. warship equipped with torpedoes  

Jul 31   Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra) on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in England in the year 1874.  

Aug 10   Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) in the year 1874.  

Aug 10   On this day in history the birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US  

Aug 11   In the year 1874 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

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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   Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944) was born in the year 1874.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1874 birth of sven Fleuron, writer  

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

Jan 06   Fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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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