Historical Events In 1873
Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 on this day in history.
Sep 01 Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) on this day in history.
Sep 06 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street in the year 1873.
Sep 08 On this day in history david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
Sep 09 Edward Burlingame Hill, composer on this day in history.
Sep 12 Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin) in the year 1873.
Sep 15 Last German troops leave France on this day in history.
Sep 16 German troops leave France in the year 1873.
Sep 17 In the year 1873 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University
Sep 18 Govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St on this day in history.
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 in the year 1873.
Sep 20 In the year 1873 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 In the year 1873 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 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 Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1873 julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)
Oct 02 On this day in history cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
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 On this day in history kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies
Oct 03 In the year 1873 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 On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club forms
Oct 06 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer on this day in history.
Oct 08 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute in the year 1873.
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 In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto
Oct 14 In the year 1873 jose Serrano Simeon, composer