1873 (MDCCCLXXIII in Roman numerals) is a year of the 19th century.
Technology - Antonio Meucci's patent for the invention of the telephone expires. Three years later, Bell will in turn file his own patent
The Single Action Army, the famous revolver manufactured by Colt, makes its first appearance.
May 9: The Long Depression debuts in Vienna on Friday and will then spread through banks around the world.
10 July: the Minghetti II government begins, which will reach a balanced budget for the first time
July 12: the cantonal revolution breaks out in Spain during the democratic sexennium that will lead the city of Cartagena to appoint itself autonomous and independent with the Canton of Cartagena.
There are about 740 rumors about people born in 1873; see the 1873 Born page for a descriptive list or the 1873 Born category for an alphabetical index.
There are about 300 rumors of people who died in 1873; see the Deaths in 1873 page for a descriptive list or the Deaths in 1873 category for an alphabetical index.
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