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Historical Events In 1876

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat in the year 1876.  

Jul 20   In the year 1876 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins  

Jul 23   In the year 1876 william Gillies Whittaker, composer  

Jul 24   Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1876.  

Jul 26   In the year 1876 ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball)  

Jul 29   Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge) on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1876 uS Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA)  

Aug 01   Colorado becomes 38th state in the year 1876.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot  

Aug 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mary R Beard, Indianapolis, historian (Woman as a Force in History)  

Aug 07   Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1876 the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  

Aug 08   Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Thomas Edison patents mimeograph on this day in history.  

Aug 10   1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada in the year 1876.  

Aug 12   Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1876 mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)  

Aug 12   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history prairie View State University forms  

Aug 15   Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on this day in history.  

Aug 15   US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find in the year 1876.  

Aug 16   Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth on this day in history.  

Aug 16   The opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth) in the year 1876.  

Aug 17   On this day in history eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33)  

Aug 17   On this day in history opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth  

Aug 19   On this day in history george Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36  

Aug 24   Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1876

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1876 birth of johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3rd monument)  

Jan 01   Harriet Brooks, Canadian physicist (d. 1933) was born in the year 1876.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)  

Jan 05   Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   William Yeates Hurlstone, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1876 birth of hans Bethge, writer  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of johannes W "Jan" Eisenloeffel, Dutch goldsmith  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of elmer Flick, American baseball player (d. 1971)  

Famous Deaths In 1876

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1876 death of juste Olivier, Swiss poet (b. 1807)  

Jan 09   Samuel Gridley Howe, American abolitionist (b. 1801) died in the year 1876.  

Jan 10   On this day in history charles EH de Coussemaker, Belgian musicologist/historian, dies at 70  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of eliza Johnson, U.S. First Lady (b. 1810)  

Feb 03   Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history johan August Soderman, composer, dies at 43  

Feb 21   Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67 in the year 1876.  

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