What Happened on January 20, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles A. Ellwood, American sociologist and psychologist, born near Ogdensburg, New York (d. 1946)
  • Johannes V. Jensen, Danish novelist and poet (The Fall of the King; Nobel Prize for Literature, 1944), born in Farsø, North Jutland, Denmark (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • The Blessed Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799)
1873 Highlights

About January 20, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius