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Historical Events In 1873

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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   Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70 in the year 1873.  

Sep 01   In the year 1873 cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande.  

Sep 01   Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1873.  

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   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   Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title in the year 1873.  

Sep 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1873 cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies  

Oct 02   Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official) on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.  

Oct 03   Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies in the year 1873.  

Oct 03   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club forms  

Oct 06   Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1873 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute  

Oct 08   In the year 1873 ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)  

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   On this day in history jose Serrano Simeon, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1873

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1873 birth of thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of karl Straube, German organist/conductor  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount)  

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   In the year 1873 john Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1873.  

Jan 28   Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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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