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Famous Birthdays In 1874

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jan 01 In the year 1874 birth of frank Knox, American Secretary of the Navy (d. 1944)

Jan 01 Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927) was born in the year 1874.

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

Jan 04 Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael) was born in the year 1874.

Jan 04 Sven Fleuron, writer was born on this day in history.

Jan 05 Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944) was born on this day in history.

Jan 06 Fred Niblo, U.S. film actor, director, producer (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.

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 In the year 1874 birth of robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)

Jan 22 On this day in history birth of edward Harkness, American philanthropist (d. 1940)

Jan 22 Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926) was born in the year 1874.

Jan 24 In the year 1874 birth of arthur Shomburg, famous African

Jan 25 Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop was born on this day in history.

Jan 25 In the year 1874 birth of [William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage)

Jan 29 In the year 1874 birth of john David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist

Jan 29 In the year 1874 birth of robert Lach, composer

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

Feb 03 On this day in history birth of franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)

Feb 03 Gertrude Stein, Penn, author (Autobiography of Alice B Toklas) was born in the year 1874.

Feb 06 In the year 1874 birth of milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel)

Feb 09 On this day in history birth of amy Lowell, US poet/critic (Patterns, Sword Blades & Poppy Seed)

Feb 09 On this day in history birth of vsevolod Meyerhold, Russian theatrical director/actor (Houligan)

Feb 11 Elsa Beskow, [Maartman], Swedish children's book/fairy tales author was born on this day in history.

Feb 11 On this day in history birth of fritz Bennicke Hart, composer

Feb 13 In the year 1874 birth of hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)

Feb 15 Emilis Melngailis, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 15 Ernest H Shackleton, Kilkee Ireland, explorer (Endurance, Antarctica) was born in the year 1874.

Feb 16 In the year 1874 birth of marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)

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

Feb 20 In the year 1874 birth of mary Garden, Aberdeen Scotland, opera star

Feb 22 On this day in history birth of bill Klem, American baseball umpire (d. 1951)

Feb 23 Konstantin P├Ąts, Estonian PM (1921-23, 1932-33), dictator (1933-40) was born on this day in history.

Feb 24 On this day in history 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 in the year 1874.

Jan 08 Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg, French writer and historian (b. 1814) died in the year 1874.

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

Jan 19 On this day in history h v Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75

Feb 03 Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) died in the year 1874.

Feb 08 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 in the year 1874.

Feb 09 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France), dies at 75 on this day in history.

Feb 17 On this day in history [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77

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