What Happened on April 15, 1874

Historical Events

  • NY legislature passes compulsory education law

Famous Birthdays

  • George Harrison Shull, American plant geneticist, born in Clark County, Ohio (d. 1954)
  • Johannes Stark, German physicist (Stark Effect; Nobel Prize in Physics -1919), and Nazi sympathizer, born in Schickenhof, German Empire (d. 1957)
1874 Highlights

About April 15, 1874

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries