Historical Events In 1873
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
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 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 In the year 1873 guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)
Sep 06 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street in the year 1873.
Sep 08 In the year 1873 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 Last German troops leave France in the year 1873.
Sep 16 In the year 1873 german troops leave France
Sep 17 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 1873 govt bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St
Sep 19 Black Friday Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic in the year 1873.
Sep 19 On this day in history black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails, causing a securities panic
Sep 20 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies in the year 1873.
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 in the year 1873.
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 Amilcare Zanella, composer on this day in history.
Sep 28 Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 in the year 1873.
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 Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official) in the year 1873.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1873.
Oct 08 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute on this day in history.
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 On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto
Oct 14 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer on this day in history.