On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Lowry, English chemist (Brønsted–Lowry acid–base theory), born in Low Moor, Bradford (d. 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Cornelius, German composer and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), dies of liver issues at 49
1874 Highlights

About October 26, 1874

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio