What Happened on August 26, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

First free kindergarten in the U.S. started by Susan Blow in Carondelet, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri

Educator Susan Blow
Susan Blow

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee De Forest, Council Bluffs, inventor (Audion vacuum (radio) tube)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57