On This Day

Historical Events in July 1873

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Jul 1 Henry Ossian Flipper of Georgia enters West Point Military Academy

  • Jul 1 Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province
  • Jul 4 Aquarium opens in Woodward Gardens, San Francisco

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Jul 10 French poet Paul Verlaine wounds Arthur Rimbaud with pistol

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Jul 21 Jesse James and James Younger gang's 1st train robbery at Adair, Iowa