What Happened In August 1873 In History
Historical Events for August, 1873
- 4th » American Indian Wars: While protecting a Rail transport railroad survey party in Montana, the 7th Cavalry Regiment (United States) United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant colonel (United States) Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer clashes for t
- 23rd » Albert Bridge, London e.g Albert Bridge in Chelsea, London opens.
- 30th » Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Josef Land in the Arctic Sea.
Famous Birthdays on August in 1873
- 15th » Ramaprasad Chanda, Indian archaeologist and historian (d. 1942)
- 17th » John A. Sampson, American gynecologist (d. 1946)
- 19th » Fred Stone, American actor and producer (d. 1959)
- 20th » Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect, co-designed the National Museum of Finland (d. 1950)
- 22nd » Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (d. 1928)
- 26th » Lee de Forest, American inventor, invented the Audion tube (d. 1961)
Famous Deaths for August 1873
- 4th » Viktor Hartmann, Russian painter (b. 1834)
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