On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Jongen, Belgian composer, born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1953)

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? 146 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius