What Happened on June 16, 1873

Historical Events

  • US President Ulysses Grant decrees a portion of Wallowa Valley, Oregon for Nez-PercĂ© Indians; order rescinded two years later and tribe forcibly re-located to Oklahoma

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonina Nezhdanova, Russian soprano (Rigoletto), born in Kryva Balka, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1950)
1873 Highlights

About June 16, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini