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Historical Events In 1875

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Feb 19   Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas), dies at 76 in the year 1875.  

Feb 21   Jeanne Louise Calment, France, world's oldest woman (died at 122) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77  

Feb 23   Jozef E Stokvis, journalist/Dutch MP (SDAP) in the year 1875.  

Feb 24   The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries in the year 1875.  

Feb 25   On this day in history kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill  

Feb 26   Emma Dunn, actress (Dr Monica, Dr Kildare's Strange Case, Hideaway) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1875 viliam Figus, composer  

Mar 01   On this day in history congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Court, 1883  

Mar 01   In the year 1875 congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Ct, 1883  

Mar 02   Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)  

Mar 03   Congress authorizes 20¢ coin, lasts only 3 years in the year 1875.  

Mar 03   First recorded hockey game (Montréal) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris France) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter on this day in history.  

Mar 07   German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 07   The birth of Maurice Ravel, French composer in the year 1875.  

Mar 09   In the year 1875 martin Fallas Shaw, composer  

Mar 10   Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1875 louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 84  

Mar 12   In the year 1875 julio Garreta, composer  

Mar 13   In the year 1875 maria E G "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane)  

Mar 14   In the year 1875 isadore Gilbert Mudge, US, librarian/author (Thackeray Dictionary)  

Mar 14   Smetana's "Vysehrad," premieres in the year 1875.  

Mar 15   1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested in the year 1875.  

Mar 15   First US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history ferdinand Laub, composer, dies at 43  

Mar 25   In the year 1875 spencer Charters, Duncannon PA, actor (3 Faces West)  

Mar 26   Syngman Rhee, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Apr 26] in the year 1875.  

Mar 29   Lou Henry Hoover, 1st lady (1929-33) in the year 1875.  

Mar 30   On this day in history marie Moke Pleyel, composer, dies at 63  

Apr 01   In the year 1875 edgar Wallace, England, novelist/playwright/journalist (Terror)  

Apr 01   The Times of London becomes the first newspaper to print a daily weather chart on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1875

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Charles Rist, French economist was born in the year 1875.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of n F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98)  

Jan 07   In the year 1875 birth of thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic-gold-1904)  

Jan 07   Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1875 birth of gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)  

Jan 11   Reinhold Gliere, composer was born in the year 1875.  

Jan 12   Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella) was born in the year 1875.  

Jan 14   In the year 1875 birth of albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)  

Famous Deaths In 1875

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68 in the year 1875.  

Jan 18   Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Jean-Fran├žois Millet, French painter (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 01   In the year 1875 william Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58  

Feb 03   Everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33  

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