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  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 29, 1874

    Frederick Douglass

    Freedman's Savings Bank went bankrupt

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 29, 1874

    The Freedman's Savings Bank went bankrupt on June 29, 1874, just a few months after Douglass became its president in late March.




  • Canada
    Friday Jul 24, 1874

    Incandescent light bulb

    Canadian Patent was filed

    Canada
    Friday Jul 24, 1874

    On 24 July 1874, a Canadian patent was filed by Henry Woodward and Mathew Evans for a lamp consisting of carbon rods mounted in a nitrogen-filled glass cylinder. They were unsuccessful at commercializing their lamp, and sold rights to their patent (U.S. Patent 0,181,613) to Thomas Edison in 1879.




  • Spain
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1874

    Spanish Civil War

    Restoration of the Bourbons

    Spain
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1874

    After the restoration of the Bourbons in December 1874, Carlists and Anarchists emerged in opposition to the monarchy.




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