On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1873

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Congress begins investigating Crédit Mobilier scandal

Financier and Railroad Promoter Doc Durant
Financier and Railroad Promoter
Doc Durant

Famous Birthdays

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

About January 6, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn