Historical Events In 1876
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Jul 15 Aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history baseball's 1st no-hitter, St Louis' George W Bradley no-hits Hartford
Jul 17 In the year 1876 maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat
Jul 20 On this day in history 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins
Jul 23 William Gillies Whittaker, composer on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1876 thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66
Jul 26 Ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball) on this day in history.
Jul 29 Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge) in the year 1876.
Jul 31 On this day in history uS Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA)
Aug 01 Colorado becomes 38th state in the year 1876.
Aug 01 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 02 Wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot on this day in history.
Aug 02 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 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 The birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy in the year 1876.
Aug 08 Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m in the year 1876.
Aug 08 Thomas Edison patents mimeograph on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1876 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
Aug 12 Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup on this day in history.
Aug 12 Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton) on this day in history.
Aug 12 Off Newport Rhode Island, the US yacht Madeleine beats the Countess Dufferin from Toronto in two straight heats in the 4th America's Cup in the year 1876.
Aug 13 Reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified in the year 1876.
Aug 14 On this day in history alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
Aug 14 In the year 1876 prairie View State University forms
Aug 15 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist in the year 1876.
Aug 15 On this day in history 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 In the year 1876 george Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36
Aug 24 Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed in the year 1876.
Aug 29 In the year 1876 charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)