Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1840s  1850s  1860s  - 1870s -  1880s  1890s  1900s

Years: 1872 1873 1874 - 1875 - 1876 1877 1878
1875 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology - Architecture -
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Sports - Rail Transport
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Year 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar).

In the ISO 8601 calendar, 1875 is defined as the year the Convention du Mètre was originally signed, by way of a reference year.

Events of 1875Edit

January - MarchEdit

April - JuneEdit

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit



1875 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1875

Ab urbe condita 2628
Armenian calendar 1324
Bahá'í calendar 31 – 32
Buddhist calendar 2419
Coptic calendar 1591 – 1592
Ethiopian calendar 1867 – 1868
Hebrew calendar 5635 5636
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1930 – 1931
 - Shaka Samvat 1797 – 1798
 - Kali Yuga 4976 – 4977
Holocene calendar 11875
Iranian calendar 1253 – 1254
Islamic calendar 1291 – 1292
Japanese calendar Meiji 8

(明治 8年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2535
Julian calendar 1920
Korean calendar 4208
Thai solar calendar 2418

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1875 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1875 at Familypedia

256 people were born in 1875

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Sarah Achenbach (1875-1940)Arnold Achenbach (1852-1921)Jennifer Bach (1850-1929)
John Adams (1875-1964)Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)Mary Hone Ogden (1837-1905)
Alice Pearl Airey (c1875-c1959)George John Taylor Airey (1840-c1905)Emma Lord (1840-c1918)
Arthur John Albury (1875-1952)John William Albury (1849-1889)Mercy Cause (1852-1912)
Catherine Apps (1875-1956)
John Bernard Arbuthnot (1875-1950)George Arbuthnot (1836-1912)Caroline Emma Nepean Aitchison (1848-1927)
Elisabethe Margarete Bach (1875-?)Johann Georg Bach (1836-1903)Elizabethe Margarethe Schauer (1839-1917)
Rashida Backer (1875-1916)
Walter Backhouse (1875-1918)Joseph Backhouse (1839-1898)Ann Marshall (1842-1898)
William Josiah Baker (1875-1957)William Jury Baker (1847-1899)Mary Ann Maria Payne (1848-1923)
Lilian May Barsden (1875-1915)Joseph Henry Barsden (1851-1901)Kerrenhappuch Shield (1854-1895)
Frances Millicent Bath (1875-1955)Alfred Bath (1842-1900)Sophie Caroline Hogenow (c1845-1887)
Ada Beamer (bef1875-aft1901)
Ferdinand Frederick Behre (1875-c1937)George Ludwig Frederick Behre (1844-1911)Regina Tillman ( -aft1872)
Endre Beliczay (1875-1935)
... further results

97 children were born to the 110 women born in 1875

173 people died in 1875

 FatherMotherAge at death
Mary Ann Adams (c1807-1875)68
Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875)George Apps (1791-?)Sarah Baker (c1794-?)42
Henry Arbuthnot (1803-1875)Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850)Marcia Mary Anne Clapcott-Lisle (1774-1806)72
John Alves Arbuthnot (1802-1875)William Arbuthnot, 1st Baronet (1766-1829)Anne Alves (-1846)73
William Backhouse Astor (1792-1875)John Jacob Astor (1763-1848)Sarah Cox Todd (1761-1834)83
Dan Atwood (1787-1863)Heman Atwood (1738-1804)Jerusha Case (1747-)88
James Avery (c1814-1875)Edward Avery (bef1814)Norah Mills (bef1814)61
Diana Olivia Beauclerk (1806-1875)Charles George Beauclerk (1774-1845)Emily Charlotte Ogilvie (1778-1832)69
Antonia Maria Beccari (1799-1875)Giovanni Antonio BeccariAntonia Maria Baratta76
Aafje Beemsterboer (1848-1875)Jacob Beemsterboer (1822-1852)Sijtje van der Heide (c1821-1898)
Dirk Beijen (1836-1875)Amel Beijen (1791-1848)39
Hendrik Beijenveld (c1805-bef1875)Hendrik Beijenveld (1775-?)Margaretha van Haagen (c1781-?)70
James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875)William Zadock Bellamy (c1772-1850)Ann Fay (1774-1843)77
Simeon Blanchard (1801-1875)Thomas Blanchard (1769-1848)Silva Brown (1760-1821)74
Elias Blok (1875-1875)Elias Blok (1835-1876)Johanna Francisca van Tinteren (1838-1926)
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14278 people lived in 1875

Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
... further results

Events of the year 1875 at FamilypediaEdit

226 people were married in 1875.

 Joined with
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Michael Roberts (1840-1900)
Emeline Rebecca Adair (1847-1927)William James Baldwin (1844-1908)
John Presley Hampton Adams (c1819-1892)Louisa Adams (c1817-)+Angeline Parsons (c1822-bef1875)+Minerva A Smith (c1854-bef1880)
Louisa Alford (c1854-c1927)John Wood (1842-1928)
Ernest Underwood Alley (1847-1935)Elizabeth Winifred Gale (1857-1941)
Samuel Whitaker Andrew (1852-1943)Mary Vilate Fullmer (1853-1904)
William Andrews (c1844-1928)Ellen Hillier (1852-1923)
Isabella Annesley (c1837-c1911)John Field (1832-1873)+James Sharp MacIntosh (bef1875-c1909)
Jane Apps (1851-1921)John Fairbrother (-1911)
George Arbuthnot-Leslie (1847-1896)Mary Rose Leslie (1851-1900)
Ellen Rosina Argent (1860-1916)Thomas Broster (1851-1913)
Rebecca Frances Ashcroft (1854-1937)William Dean (c1851-1925)
Elizabeth Avery (1850-1937)Hiram Innes Gilbert (1849-1925)
Richard Avery (1852-1908)Sophia Durrington (1846-1884)+Elizabeth Baker (1859-1935)
Anthony Harley Bacon (c1845-1900)Henrietta Selina Gresley (1851-1932)
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There were 0 military battles in 1875.

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  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1875 (Russia)" (Julian calendar, starting Tuesday), webpage: Julian-1875 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).
  2. ^ Smith, R.A. "Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics", New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

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