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Historical Events In 1875

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Feb 19   Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Jeanne Louise Calment, France, world's oldest woman (died at 122) in the year 1875.  

Feb 22   Charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77 in the year 1875.  

Feb 23   On this day in history jozef E Stokvis, journalist/Dutch MP (SDAP)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill in the year 1875.  

Feb 26   In the year 1875 emma Dunn, actress (Dr Monica, Dr Kildare's Strange Case, Hideaway)  

Feb 28   On this day in history viliam Figus, composer  

Mar 01   Congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Court, 1883 in the year 1875.  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian  

Mar 03   In the year 1875 1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)  

Mar 03   On this day in history congress authorizes 20¢ coin, lasts only 3 years  

Mar 03   On this day in history first recorded hockey game (Montréal)  

Mar 03   In the year 1875 georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris France)  

Mar 04   On this day in history alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter  

Mar 07   German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed in the year 1875.  

Mar 07   On this day in history the birth of Maurice Ravel, French composer  

Mar 09   In the year 1875 martin Fallas Shaw, composer  

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

Mar 10   Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1875.  

Mar 12   Julio Garreta, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 25   Spencer Charters, Duncannon PA, actor (3 Faces West) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history syngman Rhee, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Apr 26]  

Mar 29   On this day in history lou Henry Hoover, 1st lady (1929-33)  

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   On this day in history the Times of London becomes the first newspaper to print a daily weather chart.  

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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   N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1875 birth of gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)  

Jan 09   Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942) was born in the year 1875.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1875 birth of marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella)  

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   On this day in history baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68  

Jan 18   On this day in history joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 20   Jean-Fran├žois Millet, French painter (b. 1814) died in the year 1875.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1875 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 in the year 1875.  

Feb 17   In the year 1875 luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33  

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