What Happened on October 6, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Sonneck, American editor (The Musical Quarterly), musicologist, and librarian (Library of Congress, 1902-17), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1928)

Famous Deaths

  • PaweĊ‚ Edmund Strzelecki, Polish explorer and geologist, dies at 76
1873 Highlights

About October 6, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra