Historical Events In 1876
Monday, 20 January 2020
Jul 15 Aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82 in the year 1876.
Jul 15 In the year 1876 baseball's 1st no-hitter, St Louis' George W Bradley no-hits Hartford
Jul 17 On this day in history maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat
Jul 20 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins in the year 1876.
Jul 23 On this day in history william Gillies Whittaker, composer
Jul 24 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 1876 ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball)
Jul 29 In the year 1876 maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
Jul 31 In the year 1876 uS Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA)
Aug 01 On this day in history colorado becomes 38th state
Aug 01 Wild Bill Hickok shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's in the year 1876.
Aug 02 In the year 1876 wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot
Aug 02 In the year 1876 wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's
Aug 05 Mary R Beard, Indianapolis, historian (Woman as a Force in History) on this day in history.
Aug 07 On this day in history mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)
Aug 07 The birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy in the year 1876.
Aug 08 On this day in history dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m
Aug 08 On this day in history thomas Edison patents mimeograph
Aug 10 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1876 madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup
Aug 12 In the year 1876 mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)
Aug 12 In the year 1876 off Newport Rhode Island, the US yacht Madeleine beats the Countess Dufferin from Toronto in two straight heats in the 4th America's Cup.
Aug 13 Reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified in the year 1876.
Aug 14 Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34) in the year 1876.
Aug 14 Prairie View State University forms in the year 1876.
Aug 15 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist in the year 1876.
Aug 15 In the year 1876 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
Aug 16 Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth in the year 1876.
Aug 16 In the year 1876 the opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth)
Aug 17 Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth on this day in history.
Aug 19 George Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36 in the year 1876.
Aug 24 On this day in history riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed
Aug 29 Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter) on this day in history.