Historical Events In 1873
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Aug 30 In the year 1873 austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
Aug 31 In the year 1873 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 in the year 1873.
Sep 01 On this day in history guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)
Sep 06 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street in the year 1873.
Sep 08 In the year 1873 david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
Sep 09 On this day in history edward Burlingame Hill, composer
Sep 12 In the year 1873 sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
Sep 15 In the year 1873 last German troops leave France
Sep 16 In the year 1873 german troops leave France
Sep 17 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University on this day in history.
Sep 18 Govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St in the year 1873.
Sep 19 In the year 1873 black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic
Sep 19 Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic in the year 1873.
Sep 20 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies in the year 1873.
Sep 20 Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) on this day in history.
Sep 20 Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal in the year 1873.
Sep 20 Robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open on this day in history.
Sep 23 Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title in the year 1873.
Sep 26 Amilcare Zanella, composer in the year 1873.
Sep 28 On this day in history emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37
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 In the year 1873 pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)
Oct 03 In the year 1873 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 in the year 1873.
Oct 04 Toronto Argonaut Football Club forms on this day in history.
Oct 06 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer in the year 1873.
Oct 08 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute in the year 1873.
Oct 08 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1873 karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
Oct 11 In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto
Oct 14 On this day in history jose Serrano Simeon, composer