Historical Events In 1873
Sunday, 05 July 2020
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 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) in the year 1873.
Sep 06 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
Sep 09 Edward Burlingame Hill, composer in the year 1873.
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 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 Govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St on this day in history.
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 On this day in history panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure)
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 In the year 1873 tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title
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 Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school) in the year 1873.
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 in the year 1873.
Oct 03 Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club forms
Oct 06 In the year 1873 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 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 On this day in history jose Serrano Simeon, composer