June 1873 in History

Events in History

  • 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 bin Said under British pressure closes the infamous slave market of Zanzibar in modern day Tanzania
  • 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

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Jun 18 Susan B. Anthony fined $100 for voting for President

Suffragette Susan B. Anthony
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Susan B. Anthony

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 3 Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)
  • Jun 21 Henry M Tomlinson, British writer (Sea & Jungle)
  • Jun 28 Alexis Carrel, French surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
  • Jun 29 Leo Frobenius, German ethnologist and archaeologist (African cultures), born in Berlin, Germany

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 Joseph Howe, Canadian politician (b. 1804)
  • Jun 14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92
  • Jun 29 Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Bengali poet (b. 1824)