On This Day

Historical Events in December 1874

Historic Event

Dec 8 Jesse James gang takes train at Muncie Kansas

Historic Event

Dec 12 Hawaiian King David Kalakaua is 1st king to visit the US as guest of Ulysses S. Grant at 1st US state dinner at the White House

  • Dec 15 1st reigning king to visit US is the King of Hawaii, received by President Grant
  • Dec 24 Pope Pius IX proclaims a jubilee for 1875