What Happened on May 9, 1873

Historical Events

  • Der Krach: Vienna stock market crash heralds the Long Depression

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Cermak, American politician (44th Mayor of Chicago, 1931-33), born in Kladno, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1933)

Howard CarterHoward Carter (1873-1939)

British archaeologist and egyptologist who found King Tutankhamun's tomb, born in London

  • Lilian Mary Baylis, English theatrical manager (Old Vic & Sadler's Wells Theater), born in London (d. 1937)
1873 Highlights

About May 9, 1873

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus