What Happened on July 1, 1874

Historical Events

  • 1st US kidnapping for ransom, 4-year-old Charles Ross, $20,000
  • 1st zoo in the United States opens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dutch 1st Chamber accepts law governing child labor in factories
1874 History

About July 1, 1874

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer