On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1873

Historical Events

  • American Metrological Society forms (NYC) weights, measures & money

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred "Al" Smith, American politician, 4 time Governor of New York (1919-20 and 1923-28), and 1st Catholic nominee for US President (1928), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 1944)
1873 Highlights

About December 30, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn