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Famous Birthdays In 1874

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Jan 01 Frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944) was born on this day in history.

Jan 01 Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born on this day in history.

Jan 01 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer was born in the year 1874.

Jan 04 On this day in history birth of josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)

Jan 04 In the year 1874 birth of sven Fleuron, writer

Jan 05 Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) was born in the year 1874.

Jan 06 In the year 1874 birth of fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948)

Jan 13 Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin was born on this day in history.

Jan 14 Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit) was born in the year 1874.

Jan 16 On this day in history birth of robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)

Jan 22 In the year 1874 birth of edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)

Jan 22 On this day in history birth of wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)

Jan 24 Arthur Shomburg, famous African was born in the year 1874.

Jan 25 On this day in history birth of hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop

Jan 25 [William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage) was born on this day in history.

Jan 29 On this day in history birth of john David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist

Jan 29 Robert Lach, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 01 On this day in history birth of hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austria, poet/dramatist/essayist

Feb 03 Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue) was born in the year 1874.

Feb 03 In the year 1874 birth of gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas)

Feb 06 Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel) was born on this day in history.

Feb 09 Amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed) was born on this day in history.

Feb 09 In the year 1874 birth of vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)

Feb 11 On this day in history birth of elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author

Feb 11 In the year 1874 birth of fritz Bennicke Hart, composer

Feb 13 On this day in history birth of hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)

Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, composer was born in the year 1874.

Feb 15 On this day in history birth of ernest H Shackleton, Kilkee Ireland, explorer (Endurance, Antarctica)

Feb 16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935) was born on this day in history.

Feb 17 In the year 1874 birth of thomas J Watson, US, representative/founder (IBM)

Feb 20 Mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star was born in the year 1874.

Feb 22 Bill Klem, American baseball umpire (d. 1951) was born on this day in history.

Feb 23 On this day in history birth of konstantin P├Ąts, Estonian PM (1921-23, 1932-33), dictator (1933-40)

Feb 24 In the year 1874 birth of honus Wagner, HOF shortstop (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1900-17)

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Famous Deaths In 1874

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04 Thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798) died on this day in history.

Jan 08 Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814) died on this day in history.

Jan 17 Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.

Jan 19 H v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.

Feb 03 Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died on this day in history.

Feb 08 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.

Feb 09 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 in the year 1874.

Feb 17 [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77 in the year 1874.

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