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What Happened In February 1873 In History

Historical Events for February, 1873

  • 11th » King Amadeo I of Spain abdicates.
  • 18th » Bulgarian revolutionary leader Vasil Levski is executed by hanging in Sofia by the Ottoman Empire called Ottoman authorities.
  • 20th » The University of California opens its first medical school in San Francisco, California.

Famous Birthdays on February in 1873

  • 1st » Joseph Allard (fiddler) called Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler and composer (d. 1947)
  • 1st » John Barry (VC) called John Barry, Irish soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1901)
  • 2nd » Leo Fall, Austrian composer (d. 1925)
  • 2nd » Konstantin von Neurath, German diplomat, 13th Minister for Foreign Affairs (Germany) e.g Minister of Foreign Affairs for Germany(d. 1956)
  • 4th » √Čtienne Desmarteau, Canadian weight thrower (d. 1905)
  • 6th » Billy Gohl, American serial killer (d. 1927)
  • 7th » Thomas Andrews (shipbuilder) e.g Thomas Andrews, Irish shipbuilder and businessman (d. 1912)
  • 13th » Feodor Chaliapin, Russian opera singer (d. 1938)
  • 15th » Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry e.g Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1964)
  • 23rd » Liang Qichao, Chinese scholar (d. 1929)
  • 25th » Enrico Caruso, Italian tenor (d. 1921)
  • 28th » William McMaster Murdoch, Scottish sailor (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths for February 1873

  • 7th » Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish author (b. 1814)
  • 18th » Vasil Levski, Bulgarian activist, founded the Internal Revolutionary Organization (b. 1837)

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