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Historical Events In 1875

Thursday, 20 June 2019

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

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

Feb 22   In the year 1875 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   Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   Viliam Figus, composer in the year 1875.  

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

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

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

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

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

Mar 04   Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter in the year 1875.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Martin Fallas Shaw, composer on this day in history.  

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   Julio Garreta, composer in the year 1875.  

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   In the year 1875 1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested  

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

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   In the year 1875 marie Moke Pleyel, composer, dies at 63  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1875 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   On this day in history birth of charles Rist, French economist  

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 in the year 1875.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)  

Jan 11   Reinhold Gliere, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Ulla Bella) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1875.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1875 charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55  

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   In the year 1875 everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66  

Feb 17   Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

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