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Historical Events In 1873

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jul 04   Aquarium opens in Woodward Gardens in the year 1873.  

Jul 06   Paul Keller, German writer (Ferien vom Ich) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   French poet Paul Verlaine wounds Arthur Rimbaud with pistol in the year 1873.  

Jul 11   American whisky traders massacre group of Assiniboines; Cypress Hills Massacre forces the Government to send police to the Canadian West on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Ferdinand David, Dutch violinist/composer, dies at 63 in the year 1873.  

Jul 17   Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto) on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Louis Zimmermann, violinist/1st concert master of Concert building on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history witold Maliszewski, composer  

Jul 21   In the year 1873 jesse James & James Younger gang's 1st train robbery (Adair Iowa)  

Jul 22   In the year 1873 ettore Pozzoli, composer  

Aug 01   In the year 1873 san Francisco - first cable car begins service  

Aug 01   On this day in history sF's 1st cable car begins service  

Aug 01   In the year 1873 the first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones  

Aug 02   On this day in history 1st trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones  

Aug 02   On this day in history frank Mori, composer, dies at 53  

Aug 02   In the year 1873 the first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones  

Aug 03   On this day in history albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)  

Aug 04   On this day in history damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish general/minister of War  

Aug 04   Indian Wars: whilst protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the first time with the Sioux (near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed) in the year 1873.  

Aug 06   In the year 1873 john Wesley Work, composer  

Aug 11   John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history "Field & Stream" begins publishing  

Aug 14   On this day in history "Forest and Stream" begins publishing  

Aug 18   1st ascent of Mount Whitney, Calif (14,494') on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1873 leo Slezak, Austria tenor/actor (Othello)  

Aug 18   In the year 1873 the first ascent of Mount Whitney, Calif (14,494')  

Aug 19   In the year 1873 fred Stone, Longmont CO, acrobat/Broadway actor (Alice Adams)  

Aug 20   Eliel Saarinen, Finland, architect (GM Tech Institute, Mich) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist in the year 1873.  

Aug 23   Albert Bridge creossing Thames opens in the year 1873.  

Aug 26   In the year 1873 1st free kindergarten in the U.S. started by Susan Blow in Carondelet, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri  

Aug 26   Carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1873.  

Aug 26   Lee De Forest, Council Bluffs, inventor (Audion vacuum (radio) tube) in the year 1873.  

Aug 26   On this day in history the first US public kindergarten is authorized in St. Louis, MO.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1873

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1873 birth of mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses)  

Jan 02   Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of karl Straube, German organist/conductor  

Jan 07   Adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount) was born in the year 1873.  

Jan 08   In the year 1873 birth of lucien Capet, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1873 birth of iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953)  

Famous Deaths In 1873

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1873 john Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)  

Jan 20   The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799) died in the year 1873.  

Jan 28   Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1873.  

Feb 01   Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies in the year 1873.  

Feb 07   Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814) died in the year 1873.  

Feb 13   Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies on this day in history.  

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