September 1874 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 28th US Postmaster General: Marshall Jewell of Connecticut takes office
  • Sep 1 Sydney General Post Office opens in Australia
  • Sep 3 The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".
  • Sep 12 1874 The District of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada is founded.
  • Sep 26 1st Grand International Rifle match held

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
  • Sep 13 Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), born in Winnemucca, Nevada (d. 1962)
  • Sep 17 Ben[jamin] Turpin, American comic (Uncle Tom Without the Cabin)
  • Sep 18 Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten), born in Langeland, Denmark (d. 1957)

Person of interestCharles Vyner Brooke

Sep 26 Charles Vyner Brooke, 3rd and last White Rajah of Sarawak (1917-46), born in London, England (d. 1963)

3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke
3rd and Last White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Vyner Brooke

Deaths in History

  • Sep 12 François Guizot, French historian and statesman (b. 1787)
  • Sep 21 JBAL Leonce Elie the Beaumont, French geologist, dies at 75