On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Jongen, Belgian organist and composer (Symphonie concertante, Op. 81), born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1953) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Keith, Scottish-Canadian politician (4th Mayor of Halifax) & brewer (founder of the Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery), dies at 78
  • Louis Agassiz, Swiss-American naturalist & geologist, dies at 66
1873 Highlights

About December 14, 1873

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius