On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1873

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestColette

Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
  • M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Hugo Pierson, English composer, dies at 57
1873 Highlights

About January 28, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius