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Historical Events In 1874

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Jun 22   Dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy in the year 1874.  

Jun 22   Howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)  

Jun 28   Freedmen's Bank closes in the year 1874.  

Jun 28   In the year 1874 oley Speaks, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1874.  

Jul 04   Social Democratic Workmen's Party of North America formed on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Gerhard von Keussler, composer in the year 1874.  

Jul 07   27th Postmaster General: James W Marshall of NJ takes office on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1874 the Mounties begin their March West.  

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

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   Ontario Agricultural College founded in the year 1874.  

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) in the year 1874.  

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

Jul 26   On this day in history serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history august Stramm, writer  

Jul 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1874 patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U  

Aug 03   On this day in history eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)  

Aug 05   Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in England on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 11   Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)  

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   In the year 1874 death of charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814)  

Jan 17   On this day in history chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

Jan 19   In the year 1874 h v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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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