On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1873

Historical Events

  • "Celluloid" registered as a trademark by its inventor, John Wesley Hyatt
  • Prominent African American Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback elected to US Senate (though never seated due to state elections controversy)
1873 Highlights

About January 14, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn