What Happened on January 14, 1873

Historical Events

Celluloid Trademarked

"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)

About January 14, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn