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Historical Events In 1873

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1873 guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)  

Sep 06   In the year 1873 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   Edward Burlingame Hill, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1873 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   German troops leave France in the year 1873.  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St  

Sep 19   In the year 1873 black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic  

Sep 19   In the year 1873 black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic  

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   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 in the year 1873.  

Sep 23   Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title in the year 1873.  

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   Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1873 pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)  

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 in the year 1873.  

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   In the year 1873 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   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   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 in the year 1873.  

Jan 02   Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history john Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71  

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   The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799) died in the year 1873.  

Jan 28   Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1873.  

Feb 01   Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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