On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Sir Pelham Warner, English cricket batsman, tour manager and administrator (15 Tests; MCC chairman of selectors), born in The Hall, Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1963)
  • Stephen Warfield Gambrill, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland), born in Savage, Maryland (d. 1938)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
1873 Highlights

About October 2, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra