Historical Events In 1873
Sunday, 05 April 2020
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 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 in the year 1873.
Sep 01 Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song) in the year 1873.
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 in the year 1873.
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 On this day in history 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University
Sep 18 In the year 1873 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 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 In the year 1873 robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open
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 Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)
Oct 02 Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies on this day in history.
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 Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies on this day in history.
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 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute in the year 1873.
Oct 08 Ejnar Hertzsprung, Denmark, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram) in the year 1873.
Oct 09 In the year 1873 karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
Oct 11 Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto in the year 1873.
Oct 14 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer in the year 1873.