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Historical Events In 1875

Monday, 24 June 2019

Apr 02   Walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history jozef Szulc, composer  

Apr 07   On this day in history georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57  

Apr 08   Albert I LCMM von Saksen-Coburg, king of Belgium (1909-34) in the year 1875.  

Apr 10   Regina Saskatchewan the Northwest Mounted Police ordered to build a post on the site of the city of Calgary on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1875 heinrich Schwabe, discoverer (11-year sunspot cycle), dies  

Apr 15   On this day in history klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty)  

Apr 17   In the year 1875 "Snooker" (variation of pool) invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain  

Apr 24   Jeno Huszka, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Latest date for measurable snow in NYC (3") on this day in history.  

Apr 26   First scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)  

May 01   In the year 1875 238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities  

May 04   Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote & Celestine) in the year 1875.  

May 05   Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 in the year 1875.  

May 06   William Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   On this day in history george "Charmer" Zettlein pitches the 1st 9 inning shutout  

May 12   In the year 1875 1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0  

May 16   Quake in Venezuela & Colombia kills 16,000 in the year 1875.  

May 17   1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75 in the year 1875.  

May 17   In the first running of the Kentucky Derby today, Aristides wins in 2 37 75 in the year 1875.  

May 17   On this day in history in the first running of the Kentucky Derby today, Aristides wins in 2:37 75  

May 18   On this day in history guido Alberto Fano, composer  

May 20   Amalia, wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58 in the year 1875.  

May 20   In the year 1875 international Bureau of Weights & Measures established by treaty  

May 20   In the year 1875 intl Bureau of Weights & Measures forms by treaty  

May 23   In the year 1875 johann Wilhelm Mangold, composer, dies at 78  

May 28   3rd Preakness: L Hughes aboard Tom Ochiltree wins in 2:43.5 in the year 1875.  

May 31   Italo Montemezzi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history ceremony of turning the first sod on the Canadian Pacific Railway on the left bank of the Kamistiquia River in the townsite of Fort William about four miles from the river's mouth.  

Jun 02   James A Healy, first black Roman Catholic bishop, consecrated (Maine) in the year 1875.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1875

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1875 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   Thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic-gold-1904) was born in the year 1875.  

Jan 07   Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945) was born in the year 1875.  

Jan 09   Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of reinhold Gliere, composer  

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

Jan 14   Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954) was born on this day in history.  

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   Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1875.  

Jan 20   In the year 1875 death of jean-Fran├žois Millet, French painter (b. 1814)  

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

Jan 25   Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1875.  

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