1877 in History – What happened in year 1877


In history, year 1877 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1877.

Know what happened in 1877:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
04 March Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
05 September Oglala Lakota war leader Crazy Horse was fatally wounded aftersurrendering while allegedly resisting imprisonment at Camp Robinson inpresent-day Nebraska.
09 MayAn 8.5 Ms earthquake struck the northern portion of Chile andkilled 2,541 people, including some as far away as Hawaii and Japan.
12 AugustAmerican astronomer Asaph Hall discovered Deimos, the smallerof the two moons of Mars.
22 OctoberThe Blantyre mining disaster, Scotland's worst mining accident,occurred when an explosion at a colliery in Blantyre killed 207 miners.
18 AugustAsaph Hall discovered Phobos (pictured), the larger of Mars'two moons, six days after discovering Deimos, the other one.
09 MayRomanian Foreign Affairs Minister Mihail Kogalniceanu made aspeech in the Parliament that declared Romania was discarding Ottomansuzerainty.
02 MarchThe U.S. Electoral Commission awarded twenty disputed electoralvotes to Rutherford B. Hayes, thus assuring his victory in the 1876 U.S.presidential election.
09 JulyThe inaugural Wimbledon Championship, the oldest tennistournament in the world, opened.
09 MayAn 8.5 Ms earthquake struck the northern portion of Chile,resulting in the death of 2,541 people, including victims of the ensuingtsunami as far away as Hawaii and Japan
12 AugustAmerican astronomer Asaph Hall discovered Deimos, the smallerof the two moons of Mars.
24 SeptemberThe Imperial Japanese Army defeated Saigo Takamori and theSatsuma clan samurai at the Battle of Shiroyama in Kagoshima, thedecisive engagement of the Satsuma Rebellion.
24 NovemberAnna Sewell's influential animal welfare novel Black Beauty,one of the best-selling books of all time, was first published.
09 AugustNez Perce War-Both Nez Perce and United States Army sidessuffered numerous casualties as they fought to a stalemate in the Battleof the Big Hole.
09 MayRomanian Foreign Affairs Minister Mihail Kog?lniceanu made a speech in the Parliament that declared Romania was discarding Ottoman suzerainty.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1877:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 JulyRinaldo Cuneo / Artist / United States of America
04 March Fritz Graebner / Geographer / Germany
04 JuneHeinrich Otto Wieland / Academic / Germany
05 JuneWillard Miller / Sailor / Canada
08 DecemberPaul Ladmirault / Violinist / France
09 SeptemberJames Agate / Author / United Kingdom
10 AugustFrank Marshall / Author / United States of America
15 AprilGeorg Kolbe / Sculptor / Germany
15 SeptemberYente Serdatzky / Author / United States of America
17 January May Gibbs / Author / United Kingdom
19 JulyArthur Fielder / Cricketer / United Kingdom
21 NovemberSigfrid Karg-Elert / Educator / Germany
23 AugustIstván Medgyaszay / Academic / Hungary
25 AugustJoshua Lionel Cowen / Business Man / United States of America
26 JulyJesse Lauriston Livermore / Investor / United States of America
26 AprilJames Dooley / Politician / Australia
27 AugustCharles Rolls / Business Man / United Kingdom
27 OctoberWalt Kuhn / Painter / United States of America
27 February Joseph Grinnell / Biologist / United States of America
29 OctoberWilfred Rhodes / Cricketer / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1877:

YearName / Profession / Country
09 OctoberGopabandhu Das / Poet / India
02 AugustPandit Ravi Shankar Shukla / Politician / India
02 NovemberAga Khan III / Imam  / India
09 NovemberMohammad Iqbal / Freedom Fighter / India
24 NovemberKavasji Jamshedji Petigara / Police Officer / India
02 AugustRavishankar Shukla / Politician / India

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