On This Day

January 1673 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 1 Regular mail delivery begins between NY & Boston

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Jan 13 Jean Racine's "Mithridate" premieres in Paris

Dramatist and Playwright Jean Racine
Dramatist and Playwright
Jean Racine
  • Jan 22 Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 31 Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint (d. 1716)