What Happened in 1874

Significant Events

  • Apr 5 Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, designed by Joseph Paxton, opens in Birkenhead, England
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Major Walter Clopton Winfield patents a game called "sphairistike" (lawn tennis)

On February 23, 1874


World Leaders in 1874

Famous People in 1874

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