What Happened on May 8, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Leveson-Gower, English cricket batsman & captain (3 Tests; Surrey CCC, Oxford University CC), born in Titsey Place, Surrey, England (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

English philosopher, political economist and utilitarian, dies of erysipelas at 66

1873 Highlights

About May 8, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus