Historical Events in June 1873

  • Jun 2 Construction begins on Clay St (SF) for world's 1st cable railroad
  • Jun 4 1st contract workers of British-Indies Co arrives in Suriname
  • Jun 5 Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar
  • Jun 7 7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75
  • Jun 9 Alexandra Palace burnt down, after being open for only 16 days.
  • Jun 16 US President Ullyses Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians
  • Jun 18 Susan B. Anthony fined $100 for voting for President
  • Jun 22 Prince Edward Island joins Canada