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Historical Events In 1874

Monday, 06 July 2020

Jun 22   Dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies in the year 1874.  

Jun 26   Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14) in the year 1874.  

Jun 28   In the year 1874 freedmen's Bank closes  

Jun 28   Oley Speaks, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Georg Gohler, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1874 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   1st Chamber accept law against child labor on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1874 first US kidnapping for ransom, 4-year-old Charles Ross, $20,000  

Jul 01   Michel H Campen, author/critic (Bikoerim) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1874 apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   The Mounties begin their March West on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1874.  

Jul 12   Fritz Reuter, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1874.  

Jul 12   On this day in history ontario Agricultural College founded  

Jul 12   In the year 1874 start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "The Gloria Scott" (BG)  

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

Jul 23   On this day in history 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) in the year 1874.  

Jul 28   Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man) in the year 1874.  

Jul 29   In the year 1874 august Stramm, writer  

Jul 29   In the year 1874 major Walter Copton Wingfield patents a portable tennis court  

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

Jul 31   Commissioning of USS Intrepid, first U.S. warship equipped with torpedoes on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U  

Aug 03   In the year 1874 eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)  

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

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

Aug 10   In the year 1874 the birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US  

Aug 11   On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

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Famous Birthdays In 1874

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of hugo Leichtentritt, composer  

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 in the year 1874.  

Jan 04   Sven Fleuron, writer was born in the year 1874.  

Jan 05   Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) was born in the year 1874.  

Jan 06   Fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948) was born in the year 1874.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history h v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75  

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

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

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 in the year 1874.  

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