Historical Events In 1874
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
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 in the year 1874.
Nov 04 In the year 1874 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 In the year 1874 joseph Willoughby, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96)
Nov 07 The first cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast in the year 1874.
Nov 09 Israel Bak, created 1st Hebrew printing press, dies in the year 1874.
Nov 15 On this day in history 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 On this day in history emigrant ship Cospatrick catches fire & sinks off Auckland, NZ
Nov 18 Carrie White, oldest US woman (dies Nov 1990 at 116) on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history national Woman's Christian Temperance Union organizes in Cleveland
Nov 19 In the year 1874 karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer
Nov 19 On this day in history william Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment
Nov 19 William Marcy "Boss" Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding the city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment in the year 1874.
Nov 24 Joseph F Glidden patents barbed wire in the year 1874.
Nov 25 In the year 1874 the United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.
Nov 26 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French author (Ecoute Israel) in the year 1874.
Nov 27 In the year 1874 chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)
Nov 29 In the year 1874 antonio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)
Nov 30 Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born (prematurely) on this day on this day in history.
Nov 30 The birth of Sir Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister and war time leader in the year 1874.
Nov 30 Winston Churchill, (C) Brit PM (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953) in the year 1874.
Dec 01 On this day in history dominicus Johner, composer
Dec 04 Jean H L Bossard, actor/impresario (Merchant of Venice) on this day in history.
Dec 08 Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas in the year 1874.
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 Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst) on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1874 1st reigning king to visit US (of Hawaii) received by Pres Grant
Dec 15 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 in the year 1874.
Dec 16 Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary, dies at 79 in the year 1874.
Dec 17 William Lyon Mackenzie King, (L), 10th Canadian PM (1921-30, 1935-48) in the year 1874.