On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1874

Historical Events

  • English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Oxford University beats Royal Engineers, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Philips, Co-Founder of Royal Philips Electronics N.V., born in Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • Mary Carr, American actress (Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Heinrich von M├Ądler, German astronomer (published the most complete map of the Moon of the time, Mappa Selenographica, 4 vol. with Wilhelm Beer), dies at 79
1874 Highlights

About March 14, 1874

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces