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Historical Events In 1875

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Apr 02   Walter Chrysler, Wamego, Kansas, founder of car company Chrysler in the year 1875.  

Apr 04   Jozef Szulc, composer in the year 1875.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   Heinrich Schwabe, discoverer (11-year sunspot cycle), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty) in the year 1875.  

Apr 17   On this day in history "Snooker" (variation of pool) invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain  

Apr 24   In the year 1875 jeno Huszka, composer  

Apr 24   On this day in history jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58  

Apr 25   On this day in history latest date for measurable snow in NYC (3")  

Apr 26   In the year 1875 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) on this day in history.  

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

May 04   On this day in history ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote & Celestine)  

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

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 in the year 1875.  

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

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

May 16   In the year 1875 quake in Venezuela & Colombia kills 16,000  

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

May 17   In the first running of the Kentucky Derby today, Aristides wins in 2 37 75 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1875 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 20   Intl Bureau of Weights & Measures forms by treaty on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history italo Montemezzi, composer  

Jun 01   In the year 1875 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   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   Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1875 birth of reinhold Gliere, composer  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1875 joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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