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.