What Happened on May 21, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Ermatinger, Swiss literature historian, born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland (d. 1953)
  • Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Dutch Nicely pamphlet) (d. 1955)
  • Hans Berger, German neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and inventor of electroencephalography (EEG), born in Neuses, German Empire (d. 1941)
Born in 1873
1873 Highlights

About May 21, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini