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Historical Events In 1875

Monday, 23 May 2022

Jul 19   On this day in history emma Abbott, a floating hospital for sick kids, makes trial trip, NYC  

Jul 23   Isaac Merritt Singer, inventor (sewing machine), dies at 63 in the year 1875.  

Jul 26   In the year 1875 carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology)  

Jul 30   In the year 1875 james William Tate, composer  

Jul 31   Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66 in the year 1875.  

Jul 31   Harry Northrup, Paris France, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door) in the year 1875.  

Aug 02   In the year 1875 1st roller skating rink opens (London)  

Aug 04   In the year 1875 hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70  

Aug 06   Marcel Labey, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1875 albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)  

Aug 10   On this day in history karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66  

Aug 12   In the year 1875 ettore Panizza, composer  

Aug 14   Society of Regte Afrikaanders establishes in Paarl in the year 1875.  

Aug 15   Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast) in the year 1875.  

Aug 18   Johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam) in the year 1875.  

Aug 21   Maurice Lippens, Belgian earl/minister/governor of Congo in the year 1875.  

Aug 22   The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m) in the year 1875.  

Aug 25   Matthew Webb becomes first to swim English Channel (21h 45m) in the year 1875.  

Aug 26   On this day in history john Buchan, Scotland, Gov-Gen of Canada/writer (Battle of Somme)  

Aug 26   The birth of John Buchan, Scottish author on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1875 a murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband.  

Sep 01   Edgar Rice Burroughs, US, sci-fi author (Tarzan of Apes, Mars Saga) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1875 the birth of Edgar Rice Burroughs, American novelist  

Sep 03   On this day in history ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen)  

Sep 05   In the year 1875 napoleon "Larry" Lajoie, RI, hall of fame shortstop (.426 in 1901)  

Sep 09   In the year 1875 lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated  

Sep 09   Lotta's Fountain (Kearny &Market) dedicated on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1875 paul Scheinpflug, composer  

Sep 11   On this day in history 1st newspaper cartoon strip  

Sep 11   First newspaper cartoon strip in the year 1875.  

Sep 15   Jeanne-Louise Farrenc, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1875 james Cash Penney, department store founder (J C Penney)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1875

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Charles Rist, French economist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic-gold-1904) was born in the year 1875.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1875 birth of gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socialite (d. 1942)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1875.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33 in the year 1875.  

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