Deaths in History in December 1873

  • Dec 6 Manuel Acuña, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24
  • Dec 14 J Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies
  • Dec 14 Alexander Keith, Scottish-Canadian politician (4th Mayor of Halifax) and brewer (founder of the Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery), dies at 78
  • Dec 21 Francis Garnier, French explorer, dies at 34
  • Dec 22 Charles Lenox Remond, African American Orator and abolitionist, dies at 63
  • Dec 24 Johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795)