What Happened on May 9, 1873

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Der Krach: Vienna stock market crash heralds the Long Depression.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Cermak, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1933)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Howard Carter, British archaeologist and egyptologist who found King Tutankhamun's tomb, born in London (d. 1939)

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Lilian Mary Baylis, manager (Old Vic & Sadler's Wells Theater)