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Historical Events In 1873

Wednesday, 30 September 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   Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1873 regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street  

Sep 08   In the year 1873 david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church  

Sep 09   On this day in history edward Burlingame Hill, composer  

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

Sep 15   Last German troops leave France in the year 1873.  

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   Govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic  

Sep 19   Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic in the year 1873.  

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

Sep 23   Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)  

Oct 02   Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies in the year 1873.  

Oct 02   On this day in history pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)  

Oct 03   In the year 1873 captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.  

Oct 03   Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club forms  

Oct 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1873 ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)  

Oct 09   Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect) in the year 1873.  

Oct 11   Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics) was born in the year 1873.  

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

Jan 07   Adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1873 birth of lucien Capet, composer  

Jan 08   Iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1873

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1873.  

Jan 09   Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808) died in the year 1873.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)  

Jan 20   In the year 1873 death of the Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799)  

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

Feb 01   Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies in the year 1873.  

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

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

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