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Historical Events In 1877

Friday, 16 November 2018

Oct 05   Chief Joseph surrenders, ending Nez Perce War on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1877 chief Joseph surrenders, ending Nez Perc‚ War  

Oct 05   From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever" With those words, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians surrendered to the U.S. Cavalry on this day in history.  

Oct 09   American Humane Association organized in Cleveland in the year 1877.  

Oct 09   In the year 1877 american Humane Association organizes (Cleveland)  

Oct 09   On this day in history locomotive Countess of Dufferin arrives at St. Boniface on a barge towed by the steamer "Selkirk". It was brought in by the contractor Joseph Whitehead to work on the Selkirk - Emerson line and was the first locomotive in Manitoba and on the Prairies.  

Oct 10   General Custer's funeral is held at West Point in the year 1877.  

Oct 11   On this day in history john Parsons Beach, composer  

Oct 13   On this day in history bernard Bosanquet, cricketer (pioneer of googly)  

Oct 14   In the year 1877 antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer, dies at 68  

Oct 15   On this day in history 45th Congress (1877-79) convenes  

Oct 16   On this day in history john Zwijsen, archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 83  

Oct 17   On this day in history henry Morton Stanley reaches Boma during trip cross Africa  

Oct 18   Florence Dahl Walrath, humanitarian, founded Cradle society on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  

Oct 22   On this day in history the Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners. Those widows and orphans who were unable to support themselves were evicted by the mine owners and likely sent to the Poor House.  

Oct 24   Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer in the year 1877.  

Oct 25   Henry Norris Russell, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) in the year 1877.  

Oct 28   In the year 1877 johann Herbeck, composer, dies at 45  

Oct 29   Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (Yorks & Eng SLA, played Tests 1899-1930) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Dutch govt of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Roger Quilter, British composer in the year 1877.  

Nov 02   Claire McDowell, NYC, actress (Big Parade) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Henry Balfour Gardiner, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Allama Iqbal, Pakistani poet/philosopher in the year 1877.  

Nov 09   American Chemical Society chartered in NY on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Pietro Coppola, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1877.  

Nov 14   In the year 1877 rené de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)  

Nov 17   Gilbert/Sullivans operette "Sorcerer," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1877 arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)  

Nov 21   In the year 1877 louis Campbell-Tipton, composer  

Nov 21   In the year 1877 tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention  

Nov 21   Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph) in the year 1877.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1877

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (d.1906) was born in the year 1877.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of gibson Gowland, England, actor (Blind Husbands, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 07   Johannes F Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer (1 great dog) was born in the year 1877.  

Jan 10   Frederick Gardner Cottrell, inventor (elecrostatic precipitator) was born in the year 1877.  

Jan 12   In the year 1877 birth of frank J. Corr, American politician (d. 1934)  

Jan 15   Lewis M Terman, Ind, psychologist (developed Stanford-Binet IQ test) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Hans Jelmoli, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of may Gibbs, Australian children's author (d. 1969)  

Famous Deaths In 1877

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Cornelius Vanderbilt, US robber baron, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799) died in the year 1877.  

Jan 11   Pietro Romani, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1877.  

Jan 24   Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (b. 1796) died in the year 1877.  

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer, dies at 71  

Mar 04   In the year 1877 hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch governor (St Maarten), dies at 42  

Mar 09   Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author (Neth Spectator), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer, dies at 52  

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