Historical Events In 1876
Friday, 10 July 2020
Jul 15 On this day in history aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82
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 In the year 1876 1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins
Jul 23 In the year 1876 william Gillies Whittaker, composer
Jul 24 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball)
Jul 29 In the year 1876 maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
Jul 31 US Coast Guard officers' training school established (New Bedford MA) on this day in history.
Aug 01 Colorado becomes 38th state in the year 1876.
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 Wild Bill Hickok draws the Dead Man's Hand - a pair of aces and a pair of eights, when he was shot on this day in history.
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 In the year 1876 mary R Beard, Indianapolis, historian (Woman as a Force in History)
Aug 07 Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) in the year 1876.
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 Thomas Edison patents mimeograph in the year 1876.
Aug 10 In the year 1876 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
Aug 12 Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in 4th America's Cup in the year 1876.
Aug 12 In the year 1876 mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer (Miss Pinkerton)
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 Prairie View State University forms in the year 1876.
Aug 15 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1876 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
Aug 16 Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth in the year 1876.
Aug 16 The opera "Siegfried" is produced (Bayreuth) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations (1919-33) on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history opera "GĂ¶tterdĂ¤mmerung" 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) in the year 1876.