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Historical Events In 1874

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Oct 26   All Grand Trunk Railway lines east of Montreal, 542 miles, are converted from 5' 6" to standard gauge in the year 1874.  

Oct 26   In the year 1874 peter Cornelius, German composer, dies at 49  

Nov 03   James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history samuel J Tilden elected governor of NY  

Nov 07   1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Joseph Willoughby, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1874 the first cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast  

Nov 09   On this day in history israel Bak, created 1st Hebrew printing press, dies  

Nov 15   In the year 1874 schack August Steenberg Krogh, Denmark, physiologist (Nobel-1920)  

Nov 16   In the year 1874 johanna HC Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August)/wife of Henri Dons  

Nov 17   Emigrant ship Cospatrick catches fire & sinks off Auckland, NZ on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Carrie White, oldest US woman (dies Nov 1990 at 116) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   National Woman's Christian Temperance Union organizes in Cleveland on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1874 karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer  

Nov 19   William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment in the year 1874.  

Nov 19   William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding the city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history joseph F Glidden patents barbed wire  

Nov 25   The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1874 edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Israel)  

Nov 27   In the year 1874 chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)  

Nov 29   On this day in history antonio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)  

Nov 30   Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born (prematurely) on this day in the year 1874.  

Nov 30   On this day in history the birth of Sir Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister and war time leader  

Nov 30   In the year 1874 winston Churchill, (C) Brit PM (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953)  

Dec 01   In the year 1874 dominicus Johner, composer  

Dec 04   On this day in history jean H L Bossard, actor/impresario (Merchant of Venice)  

Dec 08   On this day in history jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas  

Dec 11   Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag) in the year 1874.  

Dec 12   On this day in history volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa)  

Dec 13   On this day in history ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)  

Dec 15   1st reigning king to visit US (of Hawaii) received by Pres Grant in the year 1874.  

Dec 15   On this day in history david Kalakaua, king of the Sandwich Islands chain in the South Pacific and first regining king to visit the US, is received at the White House by US president Ulysses S. Grant.  

Dec 16   On this day in history abraham Capadose, physician/missionary, dies at 79  

Dec 17   William Lyon Mackenzie King, (L), 10th Canadian PM (1921-30, 1935-48) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1874 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1874.  

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 in the year 1874.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died in the year 1874.  

Feb 08   David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 in the year 1874.  

Feb 09   In the year 1874 jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75  

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

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