1860s Art. 1860s Music Compositions. 1860s Nonfiction Books. 1860s Fiction Classics. Read entire book on-line. 1860s Sports. 1860s Science, Tecnology, Inventions & Discoveries. 1860s Politics & Culture. 1900s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1890s 1850s. 1940s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1830s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s.
1870s POLITICS & CULTURE.

  • US President Grant's 2nd term: 1872
  • President Hayes: 1877
  • Ex-Confederates pardoned: 1872
  • Colorado new U.S. state: 1876
  • Jehovah's Witnesses: 1871
  • Reform School: 1876
  • American zoo: 1874
  • J.D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Co: 1870
  • Arkansas civil war ends in-state military rule: 1873
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children: 1874
  • Stanley meets Livingston in African wilderness: 1871
  • Vatican proclaims papal infallibility: 1870
  • P. T. Barnum's circus: "Greatest Show on Earth": 1871

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    1870s SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

  • Telephone: 1876
  • Electric street lighting (London): 1878
  • Microphone: 1878
  • Phonograph: 1877
  • Color photographs: 1873
  • Automatic railroad air brake: 1872
  • Bacteria identification: 1877
  • Electric tram: 1879
  • Motorized tricycle: 1878
  • US bike manufacture
  • Fur farming: 1878
  • John Hopkins University: 1876
  • Modern luxury liners: 1871
  • Steam-carriage - experimental (picture, top left of page) not allowed on street, yet, because of noise.

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    1870s SPORTS.

  • Roller-skating rink (England): 1875
  • International soccer game: 1872
  • Ski club: 1872
  • Swim across English Channel: 1875
  • Uniform rules, American football clubs: 1873
  • U. S. National Baseball League: 1876
  • Bicycles manufactured in US: 1878
  • Modern lawn tennis: 1873
  • Bicycle Touring Club: 1878
  • U.S. tennis: 1874

  • 1870s MUSIC COMPOSITIONS


    Bizet
    1875, Carmen
    Brahms
    1874, Hungarian Dances
    1876, Symphony No. 1, Op. 68
    1877, Symphony No. 2, Op. 75
    Bruckner
    1873, Symphony No. 2
    Gilbert and Sullivan
    1875, Trial by Jury, operetta
    1878, H.M.S. Pinafore
    Ponchielli
    1876, La Gioconda, opera
    Rimsky-Korsakov
    1873, Ivan the Terrible, opera
    Johann Strauss II
    1874, Die Fledermaus, operetta
    Tchaikovsky
    1870, Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture
    1873, Symphony No. 2
    1875, Piano Concerto No. 1, Op.23
    1877, Francesca da Rimini
    1879, Eugen Onegin, opera
    Verdi
    1871, Aida
    1874, Requiem
    Wagner
    1870, Die Walkure
    1876, Siegfried, opera


     
    1870s ART & THEATER.

    1874, First Impressionist exhibition in Paris 1878, William Morris: "Decorative Arts"
    Artists
    Whistler, Rossetti, Cezanne, Pissarro, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Homer, Rodin, Morris


     
    1870s BOOKS to READ On-Line.

    Samuel Butler
    1872: Erewhon

    Lewis Carroll
    1871: Through the Looking Glass

    George Eliot
    1871: Middlemarch

    Thomas Hardy
    1872: Under the Greenwood Tree
    1874: Far from the Maddening Crowd
    1878: The Return of the Native

    Victor Hugo
    1874: Ninety-Three

    Henrik Ibsen
    1877: The Pillars of Society
    1879: A Doll's House

    Henry James
    1876: Roderick Hudson
    1877: The American
    1879: Daisy Miller

    George Meredith
    1879: The Egoist

    Robert Lewis Stevenson
    1879: Travels with a Donkey

    August Strindberg
    1879: The Red Room

    Leo Tolstoi
    1873: Anna Karenina

    Ivan Turgenev
    1872: A Month in the Country
    1876: The Dream

    Mark Twain
    1875: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Jules Verne
    1870: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    1872: Around the World in 80 Days

    1870s NON-FICTION BOOKS.

    1870, T. H. Huxley, Theory of Biogenesis
    1871, Charles Darwin,
    The Descent of Man
    1870, Dictionary of American Biography
    1871, Adolph Wagner, The Social Question
    1872, D. F. Strauss, The Old Faith and the New
    1872, Walter Pater, Studies in the History of the Renaissance
    1873, Herbert Spencer, The Study of Sociology
    1873, James Clerk Maxwell, Electricity and Magnetism
    1873, Wilhelm Wundt, Physiological Psychology
    1874, Henry Sidgwick, Methods of Ethics
    1872, Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health
    1875, Heinrich Schliemann, Troy and Its Remains
    1876, F. H. Bradley, Ethical Studies
    1876, Lombroso, The Criminal
    1877, J. C. F. Zollner, Treatise of Spiritualism
    1877, Lord Rayleigh, Treatise on Sound
    1878, W. E. H. Lecky, History of England in the Eighteenth Century
    1878, Charles Pierce, How to Make Our Ideas Clear
    1878, George Romanes, A Candid Examination of Theism
    1877, Lord Rayleigh, Treatise on Sound
    1879, A. J. Balfour, Defence of Philosophic Doubt
    1879, Henry George, Progress and Poverty
    1879, Robert Giffen, Essay on Finance
    1879, Herbert Spencer, Principles of Ethics
    1879, Treitschke, History of Germany in the XIXth Century

     

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