On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef Suk, Czech violinist (Bohemian String Quartet, 1891-1933), composer (Asrael Symphony; Ripening; Serenade for Strings), and educator, born in Křečovice, Bohema (d. 1935)
  • Svend Fleuron, Danish writer, born on Good Katrinedal (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)
1874 Highlights

About January 4, 1874

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 148 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn