On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1873

Historical Events

Historic Event

Henry Ossian Flipper of Georgia enters West Point Military Academy

  • Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Guy-Blaché, French film director who was the first woman to direct a film (The Fairy of the Cabbages), born in Paris (d. 1968)
1873 Highlights

About July 1, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer