On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1873

Historical Events

  • First women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute

Famous Birthdays

  • Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1967)
1873 Highlights

About October 8, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra