On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Stuart Mill

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

Philosopher and Political Economist John Stuart Mill
Philosopher and Political Economist
John Stuart Mill

1873 Highlights

About May 8, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus