What Happened on November 7, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Edward Bouchet, is 1st black to receive a PhD from a US college (Yale)
  • Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

President Rutherford B. Hayes & Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Townsend, English cricketer (d. 1958)
  • Culbert Olson, Fillmore Utah, (Gov-D-Cal)
  • Ted Arnold, cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05)

Famous Deaths

  • Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (Michigan), dies at 65