The year 1874 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1874 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 1874 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
09 October22 countries signed a treaty in Bern, Switzerland for the movement of letters between all countries and the formation of the General Postal Union. Since then, October 9 started celebrating as World Post Day.
05 AugustJapan introduced the postal savings system on the lines of England.
11 FebruaryThe American inventor Thomas Elva Edison was born.
13 JanuaryAmerican troops were sent to Honolulu to protect the king.
27 FebruaryBaseball was first played in England at Lord's Cricket Ground.
18 MarchA Treaty of Hawaii was signed with exclusive trading rights of the United States.
10 April14th British Golf Open: Munge Park shot 159 at Musselsburg Link.
29 MayThe current constitution took effect in Switzerland.
20 JuneLucian Clemons was awarded the first US Lifesaving Medal.
12 JulyOntario Agricultural College was established.
05 AugustJapan introduced its postal savings system, which was modeled after a similar system in England.
26 SeptemberThe first Grand International Rifle Match was held.
15 OctoberA modern university was established in Zagreb.
18 NovemberThe National Women's Christian Temperance Union was organized in Cleveland.
01 DecemberIceland was made a constitution and limited home rule on behalf of Denmark.
28 FebruaryIn one of the longest cases ever heard in an English court, the defendant was convicted of perjury for attempting to assume the identity of the heir to the Tichborne baronetcy.
27 MayThe first group of the dorsland trek, a series of blasts discovered by Boars in search of political freedom and better situation, left for South Africa to Angola.
01 JulyRemington No.1 went on sale, it became the first commercially successful typewriter.
09 OctoberThe Universal Postal Union, then known as General PostLUNIN, was established to integrate postal services and rules with signing of the burn treaty so that international melcalds could be exchanged independently .

Important Historical Events of the Year 1874 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 JuneThe East India Company was dissolved.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1874 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
06 FebruaryBhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura / Religious Leader / India
11 SeptemberSeshadri Srinivasa Iyengar / Attorney General / India

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