On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1874

Historical Events

  • 28th US Postmaster General: Marshall Jewell of Connecticut takes office
  • Sydney General Post Office opens in Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
1874 Highlights

About September 1, 1874

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo