Historical Events in June 1873

  • Jun 2 Construction begins on Clay St (SF) for world's 1st cable railroad
  • Jun 4 1st contract workers of British-Indies Co arrives in Suriname
  • Jun 5 Sultan Bargash bin Said under British pressure closes the infamous slave market of Zanzibar in modern day Tanzania
  • Jun 7 7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75
  • Jun 9 Alexandra Palace burnt down, after being open for only 16 days.

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Jun 12 John William Strutt [Lord Raleigh] becomes President of the Royal Society (UK)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate John William Strutt
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
John William Strutt
  • Jun 16 US President Ullyses Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians

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Jun 18 Susan B. Anthony fined $100 for voting for President

Suffragette Susan B. Anthony
Suffragette
Susan B. Anthony