What Happened on February 2, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Paul van Limburg Stirum, Dutch colonial administrator and diplomat (Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies 1916–1921), born in Zwelle, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • Konstantin von Neurath, German politician and convicted Nazi war criminal (Foreign Minister 1932-38), born in Kleinglattbach, German Empire (d. 1956)
  • Leo Fall, Austrian operetta composer (Dollar Princess), born in Olmütz, Austrian-Hungarian Empire (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Johnson, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 56
1873 Highlights

About February 2, 1873

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius