On This Day

What Happened in 1874

Historical Events

  • Jan 1 New York City annexes the Bronx
  • Jan 13 Battle between jobless and police in NYC leaves 100s injured

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

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