What Happened on January 6, 1873

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius IX encyclical "On the Church in Armenia"

Crédit Mobilier Scandal

US Congress begins investigating the Crédit Mobilier scandal, a fraud by the Union Pacific Railroad and Crédit Mobilier of America in the construction of the first transcontinental railroad

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Straube, German organist & conductor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1950)
Born in 1873

About January 6, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn