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Historical Events In 1873

Monday, 21 January 2019

Aug 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)  

Sep 06   Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 in the year 1873.  

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

Oct 02   On this day in history cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies  

Oct 02   In the year 1873 pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)  

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

Oct 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 09   In the year 1873 karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)  

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

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   Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics) was born in the year 1873.  

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   In the year 1873 birth of karl Straube, German organist/conductor  

Jan 07   In the year 1873 birth of adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of lucien Capet, composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953)  

Famous Deaths In 1873

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history john Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 09   Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808) died in the year 1873.  

Jan 18   In the year 1873 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   In the year 1873 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   On this day in history petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies  

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