Historical Events In 1873
Thursday, 15 November 2018
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 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 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 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 German troops leave France in the year 1873.
Sep 17 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University in the year 1873.
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 In the year 1873 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 In the year 1873 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 in the year 1873.
Sep 26 In the year 1873 amilcare Zanella, composer
Sep 28 In the year 1873 emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37
Sep 28 Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school) on this day in history.
Oct 02 Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies in the year 1873.
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 in the year 1873.
Oct 03 Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies in the year 1873.
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 In the year 1873 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) on this day in history.
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