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Historical Events In 1873

Monday, 03 October 2022

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   In the year 1873 charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70  

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

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

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

Sep 08   David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church on this day in history.  

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   Last German troops leave France on this day in history.  

Sep 16   German troops leave France on this day in history.  

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

Sep 18   In the year 1873 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   On this day in history black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic  

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

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

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   Robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open in the year 1873.  

Sep 23   Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1873 amilcare Zanella, composer  

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

Oct 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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.  

Oct 04   Toronto Argonaut Football Club forms on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1873.  

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1873 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   Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies on this day in history.  

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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