On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1873

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"Around the World in 80 Days" by Jules Verne is published in France by Pierre-Jules Hetzel

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Ricard-Cordingley, French painter, born in Lyon, France (d. 1939)
  • Rose Melville, American stage actress (A Baby Grand, Her Great Invention), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1946)
1873 Highlights

About January 30, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius