Historical Events In 1876
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Jul 15 On this day in history aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82
Jul 15 On this day in history baseball's 1st no-hitter, St Louis' George W Bradley no-hits Hartford
Jul 17 Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1876 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins
Jul 23 William Gillies Whittaker, composer in the year 1876.
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) on this day in history.
Jul 31 US Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1876 thomas Edison patents mimeograph
Aug 10 On this day in history 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
Aug 12 In the year 1876 madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup
Aug 12 Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified
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 On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
Aug 15 In the year 1876 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
Aug 16 In the year 1876 opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth
Aug 16 The opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth) in the year 1876.
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 In the year 1876 riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed
Aug 29 On this day in history charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)