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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1873 birth of ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957)  

Jan 06   Karl Straube, German organist/conductor was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of lucien Capet, composer  

Jan 08   Iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953) was born in the year 1873.  

Famous Deaths In 1873

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57  

Feb 01   In the year 1873 matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814)  

Feb 13   On this day in history petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies  

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