What Happened on August 4, 1873

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Indian Wars: whilst protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, US 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the 1st time with the Sioux near the Tongue River. 1 man killed on each side.

Famous Birthdays

  • Damaso Berenguer, Spanish soldier and politician (122nd Prime Minister of Spain), born in San Juan de los Remedios, Cuba (d. 1953)
Born in 1873

Famous Deaths

  • Viktor Hartmann, Russian architect and painter, dies at 39
1873 Highlights

About August 4, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo