On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, born in Mosonmagyar√≥v√°r, Hungary (d. 1944)
  • Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1916)

Famous Deaths

  • George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (b. 1785)
1873 Highlights

About October 9, 1873

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra