On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Barton King, cricketer (North America's greatest all-rounder)

Person of interestJaap Eden

Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden

1873 Highlights

About October 19, 1873

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra