November 1873 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 4 Dentist John Beers of San Francisco patents the gold crown

Historic Event

Nov 5 Due to the fallout from the Pacific Scandal, John A. Macdonald resigns as Prime Minister of Canada

  • Nov 12 Bay District Race Track in San Francisco opens
  • Nov 17 Rival cities of Buda & Pest unite to form the capital of Hungary
  • Nov 19 James Reed and two accomplices rob the Watt Grayson family of $30,000 in the Choctaw Nation

Historic Event

Nov 19 William Magear Tweed "Boss Tweed", of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 4 G. E. Moore, English philosopher (systematic approach to ethical problems), born in London (d. 1958)
  • Nov 9 Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1941)
  • Nov 22 Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), born in Gorakhpur, British India (d. 1955)
  • Nov 22 Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Italian linguist, born in Labin, Croatia (d. 1946)
  • Nov 24 L. Martov [Yuly Osipovich Tsederbaum], Russian revolutionary (leader of the Mensheviks), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1923)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 6 William J. Hardee, U.S. Army officer (Confederate Army), dies at 58
  • Nov 8 Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Spanish poet and comic playwright, dies at 76