On This Day

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
  • Dutch 1st Chamber accepts law governing child labor in factories
1874 Highlights

About July 1, 1874

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer