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Historical Events In 1873

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Aug 30   In the year 1873 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   Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street in the year 1873.  

Sep 08   On this day in history david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church  

Sep 09   Edward Burlingame Hill, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 15   Last German troops leave France on this day in history.  

Sep 16   German troops leave France in the year 1873.  

Sep 17   In the year 1873 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   In the year 1873 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   In the year 1873 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   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   In the year 1873 julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies  

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   On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club forms  

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

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   On this day in history karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)  

Oct 11   In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto  

Oct 14   In the year 1873 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   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   Adolph Zukor, Hungary, movie producer/director/executive (Paramount) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1873 birth of iuliu Maniu, Romanian politician (d. 1953)  

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   Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1873 death of sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814)  

Feb 13   In the year 1873 petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies  

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