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Historical Events In 1876

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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   In the year 1876 maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat  

Jul 20   1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins on this day in history.  

Jul 23   William Gillies Whittaker, composer in the year 1876.  

Jul 24   Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball) in the year 1876.  

Jul 29   On this day in history 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   Colorado becomes 38th state on this day in history.  

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   Wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot in the year 1876.  

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   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   On this day in history the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  

Aug 08   Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m in the year 1876.  

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   Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup in the year 1876.  

Aug 12   On this day in history mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)  

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   In the year 1876 reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified  

Aug 14   In the year 1876 alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)  

Aug 14   In the year 1876 prairie View State University forms  

Aug 15   On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1876 opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth  

Aug 19   George Smith, English assyriologist (script), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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   Johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3rd monument) was born in the year 1876.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1876 birth of wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)  

Jan 05   In the year 1876 birth of konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of william Yeates Hurlstone, composer  

Jan 09   Hans Bethge, writer was born in the year 1876.  

Jan 10   Johannes W "Jan" Eisenloeffel, Dutch goldsmith was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1876 death of eliza Johnson, U.S. First Lady (b. 1810)  

Feb 03   In the year 1876 gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83  

Feb 10   Johan August Soderman, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1876.  

Feb 21   Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1876.  

Feb 24   On this day in history jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67  

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