Historical Events In 1873
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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 In the year 1873 cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande.
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 David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church in the year 1873.
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 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 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1873 panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure)
Sep 20 On this day in history 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 On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer
Sep 28 In the year 1873 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 In the year 1873 cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
Oct 02 Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official) on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
Oct 03 Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies in the year 1873.
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 In the year 1873 toronto Argonaut Football Club forms
Oct 06 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 11 Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto in the year 1873.
Oct 14 On this day in history jose Serrano Simeon, composer