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Historical Events In 1873

Friday, 28 January 2022

Aug 30   Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1873 guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)  

Sep 06   In the year 1873 regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street  

Sep 08   David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church in the year 1873.  

Sep 09   Edward Burlingame Hill, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1873 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   On this day in history german troops leave France  

Sep 17   19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University in the year 1873.  

Sep 18   Govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic in the year 1873.  

Sep 19   Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic in the year 1873.  

Sep 20   On this day in history lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies  

Sep 20   Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) in the year 1873.  

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

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

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   In the year 1873 julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)  

Oct 02   Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official) in the year 1873.  

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

Oct 03   Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies in the year 1873.  

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   In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club forms  

Oct 06   On this day in history oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer  

Oct 08   In the year 1873 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute  

Oct 08   Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) in the year 1873.  

Oct 09   Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect) in the year 1873.  

Oct 11   Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto in the year 1873.  

Oct 14   On this day in history jose Serrano Simeon, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1873

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses) was born in the year 1873.  

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

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   Lucien Capet, composer was born in the year 1873.  

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 in the year 1873.  

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies  

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