On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1873

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

P. T. Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth", debuts (New York City)

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco I. Madero, Mexican revolutionary and 33rd President of Mexico (1911-13), born in Parras de la Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico (d. 1913)
1873 Highlights

About October 30, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio