On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1873

  • Sep 17 Alexander Berry, Scottish surgeon and adventurer (established the first European settlement on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia), dies at 91
  • Sep 20 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies
  • Sep 22 Friedrich Frey-HerosĂ©, Swiss politician, dies at 62
  • Sep 23 Jean Chacornac, French astronomer, dies at 50
  • Sep 28 Emile Gaboriau, French writer (father of the French detective novels), dies at 37
  • Sep 29 John Ancrum Winslow, American naval officer (Mexican–American War), dies at 61