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Historical Events In 1873

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Aug 30   Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea in the year 1873.  

Aug 31   On this day in history charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70  

Sep 01   Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street  

Sep 08   On this day in history david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church  

Sep 09   Edward Burlingame Hill, composer in the year 1873.  

Sep 12   On this day in history sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)  

Sep 15   On this day in history last German troops leave France  

Sep 16   German troops leave France in the year 1873.  

Sep 17   19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1873 govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St  

Sep 19   On this day in history black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic  

Sep 19   Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies in the year 1873.  

Sep 20   On this day in history panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure)  

Sep 20   Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1873 robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open  

Sep 23   On this day in history tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title  

Sep 26   In the year 1873 amilcare Zanella, composer  

Sep 28   Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   On this day in history julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)  

Oct 02   In the year 1873 cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies  

Oct 02   Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official) on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.  

Oct 03   In the year 1873 kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies  

Oct 03   The Grand Trunk Railway converts the gauge of its line between Stratford and Montreal, 421 miles together with 60 miles of sidings, from 5' 6" to the standard gauge of 4' 8 1/2". The track work was completed in 24 hours and occasioned but 16 hours interruption in the use of the main line on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Toronto Argonaut Football Club forms in the year 1873.  

Oct 06   Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer in the year 1873.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute  

Oct 08   In the year 1873 ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)  

Oct 09   On this day in history karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)  

Oct 11   On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto  

Oct 14   Jose Serrano Simeon, composer on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1873 birth of anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics)  

Jan 02   In the year 1873 birth of thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957)  

Jan 06   Karl Straube, German organist/conductor was born in the year 1873.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount)  

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

Jan 08   Iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1873

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57  

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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