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What Happened on May 27, 1873

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Heinrich Schliemann discovers "Priam's Treasure" a cache of gold and other objects in Hisarlik (Troy) in Anatolia

Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann
Archaeologist
Heinrich Schliemann

1873 Highlights

About May 27, 1873

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 147 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini