The year 1870 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1870 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1870 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
30 JuneAda became the first woman to pass her graduation exam from Capele Law College.
19 JulyFrance declared war against Prussia.
24 JulyThe first inland rail service started in America.
17 OctoberThe Port of Calcutta was brought under the management of a constitutional body.
25 OctoberPostcards were used for the first time in the US.
05 NovemberChittaranjan Das, the founding politician of the Swaraj Party, was born in Bengal.
29 NovemberEssential education came into force in Britain.
04 AugustThe British Government established the British Red Cross Society.
05 FebruaryThe movie was first screened at a theater in Philadelphia.
31 MarchFor the first time in America, a black citizen voted.
06 JanuaryMusikverin, Vienna inaugurated Austria-Hungary.
05 FebruaryThe first movie to be shown to viewers in Philadelphia aired.
24 MarchIt was officially opened after the founding of Syracuse University.
27 AprilAntonio Guzman Blanco began his first term as President of Venezuela.
14 MayThe first rugby match was played in New Zealand between Nelson Football Club and Nelson College.
26 JuneChristmas was declared a federal holiday in the United States.
19 JulyFranco-Prussian War: France declares war against Prussia.
17 AugustMrs. Esther Morris became the first US Women's Magistrate (South Pass, Wyoming).
19 SeptemberThe siege of Paris began in the Franco-Prussian War.
06 OctoberRome was made the capital of unified Italy.
12 NovemberThe German company Dresdner Bank was founded.
30 DecemberThe Prime Minister of Spain was assassinated.
03 FebruaryThe Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, granting voting rights to citizens regardless of 'race, color,or previous condition of servitude'.
25 FebruaryRepresenting Mississippi in the Senate, Hiram Rhodes Revels became the first African American to serve in the United States Congress.
27 FebruaryThe current flag of Japan was first adopted as the nationalflag for Japanese merchant ships.
12 MarchThe Bulgarian Exarchate, the official name of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church before its autocephaly was recognized by the other Orthodox churches in the 1950s, was established by the firman of Sultan Abdülâziz of the Ottoman Empire.
02 AprilCardiff Giant (Pet Human) proved to be gypsum.
15 JulyRuperts Land and North-Western region of Canada were established after the transfer of Bay Company of Hudson, Manitoba and North-Western areas.
18 JulyThe First Vatican Council announced that the Pope is infallible, he declares a dogma on a completely divine revelation as faith in the revelation.
02 AugustTower subway, the world's first underground Kandra Marg, was opened under the River Tems in London.
02 AugustTower subway (internal picture), one of the oldest underground railway in the world, was opened under the River Temes in London.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1870 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
28 AugustThe first trade union of India, the Shramjeevi Sangh, was established.
30 AprilThe birth of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke aka Dada Saheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema.
23 JanuaryAmerican Indian Wars-The United States Army massacred friendly brand of Piegan Blackfeet in Montana Territory, resulting in about 200 deaths, mostly women, children, and elderly men.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1870 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
05 NovemberChittaranjan Das / political leader / India
05 NovemberChittaranjan Das / Freedom Fighter / India
05 NovemberChittaranjan Das / Physician / India
05 NovemberChittaranjan Das / Politician / India
09 DecemberIda S. Scudder / Physician / India
30 AprilDadasaheb Phalke / Producer / India

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