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Historical Events In 1873

Wednesday, 04 August 2021

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1873.  

Sep 12   Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin) in the year 1873.  

Sep 15   In the year 1873 last German troops leave France  

Sep 16   On this day in history german troops leave France  

Sep 17   On this day in history 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University  

Sep 18   In the year 1873 govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St  

Sep 19   Black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic on this day in history.  

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   Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open  

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 in the year 1873.  

Sep 28   Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school) in the year 1873.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1873.  

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   Mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses) was born in the year 1873.  

Jan 02   In the year 1873 birth of anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics)  

Jan 02   Thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897) was born in the year 1873.  

Jan 03   Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957) was born in the year 1873.  

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   Lucien Capet, composer was born in the year 1873.  

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   In the year 1873 death of emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57  

Feb 01   Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies in the year 1873.  

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