On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbados Joe Walcott, Barbadian boxer (World Welterweight champion 1901-06; first black to hold title), born in Demerara, British Guyana (d. 1935)
  • George Forrest, Scottish botanist (plant hunter in western China), born in Falkirk, Scotland (d. 1932)
1873 Highlights

About March 13, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces