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Historical Events In 1873

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

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   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   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   In the year 1873 edward Burlingame Hill, composer  

Sep 12   On this day in history sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)  

Sep 15   On this day in history last German troops leave France  

Sep 16   On this day in history german troops leave France  

Sep 17   19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University in the year 1873.  

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 in the year 1873.  

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   Robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open on this day in history.  

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

Sep 26   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer  

Sep 28   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1873 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 in the year 1873.  

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

Oct 08   Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) in the year 1873.  

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 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   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   Thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ichizo Kobayashi, Japanese businessman (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1873 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   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   John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1873.  

Jan 09   In the year 1873 death of emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808)  

Jan 18   Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 07   Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814) died in the year 1873.  

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

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