September 1874 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 28th US Postmaster General: Marshall Jewell of Connecticut takes office
  • Sep 1 Sydney General Post Office opens in Australia
  • Sep 3 The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".
  • Sep 12 1874 The District of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada is founded.
  • Sep 26 1st Grand International Rifle match held

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
  • Sep 13 Henry Fountain Ashurst, American politician (d. 1962)
  • Sep 17 Ben[jamin] Turpin, US, comic (Uncle Tom Without the Cabin)
  • Sep 18 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 26 Charles Vyner Brooke, 3rd and last White Rajah of Sarawak (1917-46), born in London, England (d. 1963)

3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke
3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Vyner Brooke

Deaths in History

  • Sep 12 François Guizot, French historian and statesman (b. 1787)
  • Sep 21 JBAL Leonce Elie the Beaumont, French geologist, dies at 75