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Historical Events In 1875

Monday, 25 May 2020

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

Apr 02   On this day in history walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler  

Apr 04   On this day in history jozef Szulc, composer  

Apr 07   Georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   In the year 1875 regina Saskatchewan the Northwest Mounted Police ordered to build a post on the site of the city of Calgary.  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1875 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   On this day in history jeno Huszka, composer  

Apr 24   Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1875.  

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

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

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

Apr 27   Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple) in the year 1875.  

May 01   238 members of "Whiskey Ring" accused of anti-US activities on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 06   William Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949) in the year 1875.  

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

May 11   George "Charmer" Zettlein pitches the 1st 9 inning shutout on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Quake in Venezuela & Colombia kills 16,000 on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history 1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75  

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

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

May 18   In the year 1875 guido Alberto Fano, composer  

May 20   Amalia, wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history international Bureau of Weights & Measures established by treaty  

May 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1875 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954) was born in the year 1875.  

Famous Deaths In 1875

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1875 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   William Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1875.  

Feb 03   On this day in history everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66  

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

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