What Happened in 1874

Significant Events

  • Apr 5 Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, opens in Birkenhead, England, designed by Joseph Paxton
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1874 in Music

  • Apr 5 Johann Strauss Jr's opera "Die Fledermaus" premieres in Vienna

Did You Know?

The Mounties (North West Mounted Police) begin their March West from Fort Dufferin

On July 8, 1874


World Leaders in 1874

Famous People in 1874

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