1870 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 112 of 112

  • Oct 25 Pimlico Race Course opens in Baltimore
  • Oct 25 Postcards first used in USA
  • Nov 1 US Weather Bureau begins operations (24 locations)
  • Nov 8 Democratic governor elected in Tennessee
  • Nov 15 Bathe becomes member of Noordduitse Union
  • Nov 16 Spanish Cortes selects King Amadeus I
  • Nov 29 Compulsory education proclaimed in England
  • Dec 6 Joseph H Rainey, 1st black in House of Reps (SC)
  • Dec 12 Joseph Rainey (SC) became 1st black sworn into House of Reps
  • Dec 22 Jules Janssen, flys in a balloon in order to study a solar eclipse
  • Dec 26 The 12.8-km long Fréjus Rail Tunnel through the Alps is completed.
  • Dec 31 J D Schneiter patents rocket mail in France, (not done)

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 101 of 101

  • Dec 25 Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (d. 1965)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History