- The Cincinnati firm of Freiburg & Workum purchase the Petersburg Distillery.
- The Ladies' Confederate Memorial is erected in the Lexington Cemetery. It is unusual among Confederate memorials in that it depicts grief, not patriotism.
- The Central Kentucky Lunatic Asylum, later known as Central State Hospital, is established in Louisville.
U.S. & World
- Blue jeans are invented.
- The samurai class is abolished as the feudal era ends in Japan.
- July 21 - Jesse James and the James-Younger gang complete their first successful train robbery in the West.
- Boone County African American Tax List, 1874.
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