On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1873

Historical Events

  • 19 students attend opening class at Ohio State University

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Berry, Scottish surgeon and adventurer (established the first European settlement on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia), dies at 91
1873 Highlights

About September 17, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo