On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Jarry, French writer (Ubu Roi), born in Layal, Mayenne, Paris (d. 1907)
  • David O. McKay, 9th President of Mormon church, born in Huntsville, Utah (d. 1970)
  • Max Reinhardt [Goldmann], Austrian theatrical director (Oedipus Rex) and founder of the Salzburg Festival, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1943)