On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1873

Historical Events

  • British White Star steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 die
  • Mehmed Kemals play "Vatan" premeres in Constantinople

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian-American piano virtuoso, conductor, and composer (Aleko; Piano Concerto No. 3), born in Oneg or Semyonovo, Russian Empire (d. 1943) [OS=Mar 20]
1873 Highlights

About April 1, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries