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Historical Events In 1875

Friday, 14 May 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology) on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1875 james William Tate, composer  

Jul 31   Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Harry Northrup, Paris France, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history 1st roller skating rink opens (London)  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history marcel Labey, composer  

Aug 09   Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) in the year 1875.  

Aug 10   In the year 1875 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1875 samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast)  

Aug 18   On this day in history johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam)  

Aug 21   On this day in history maurice Lippens, Belgian earl/minister/governor of Congo  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1875 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 in the year 1875.  

Sep 01   A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history the birth of Edgar Rice Burroughs, American novelist  

Sep 03   Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen) in the year 1875.  

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

Sep 09   On this day in history lotta's Fountain (Kearny & Market) dedicated  

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

Sep 10   Paul Scheinpflug, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1875 1st newspaper cartoon strip  

Sep 11   First newspaper cartoon strip on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Jeanne-Louise Farrenc, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1875.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1875.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic-gold-1904)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Reinhold Gliere, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68 in the year 1875.  

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   In the year 1875 leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79  

Feb 01   William Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1875.  

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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