18 de septiembre: en Filadelfia (Estados Unidos), se produce la quiebra de la compañía bancaria Jay Cooke and Company, dando lugar a un pánico bursátil con el que comenzó la primera de las grandes depresiones o crisis sistémicas del capitalismo, la Gran Depresión de 1873. Diciembre
1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1873rd year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 873rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 19th century, and the 4th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1873, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. Calendar year
El pánico de 1873 o crisis económica de 1873 es el nombre con el que se conoce a una ola de pánico económico en Estados Unidos por la quiebra de la entidad bancaria Jay Cooke and Company, de la ciudad de Filadelfia, el 18 de septiembre de 1873, junto a la previa caída de la Bolsa de Viena el 9 de mayo de 1873. Fue una de las series de crisis económicas que azotaron la vida económica de la última parte del siglo XIX y principios del XX. Supuso el inicio de una dura depresión ...
Acontecimientos. 1 de enero: El presidente Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada realiza el viaje inaugural del ferrocarril entre México y Veracruz.; Marzo: Matías Romero realiza una visita a la República de Guatemala para mejorar e impulsar las relaciones entre México con el vecino país del sur realizando acuerdos comerciales de explotación de madera y acuerdan la construcción futura de ...
1. President: Ulysses S. Grant (R-Illinois) 2. Vice President: Schuyler Colfax (R-Indiana) (until March 4), Henry Wilson (R-Massachusetts) (starting March 4) 3. Chief Justice: Salmon P. Chase (Ohio) (until May 7) 4. Speaker of the House of Representatives: James G. Blaine (R-Maine) 5. Congress: 42nd (until March 4), 43rd(starting March 4)
1. January 1 – The California Penal Codegoes into effect. 2. January 17 – Indian Wars: The first Battle of the Stronghold is fought during the Modoc War. 3. February 20 – The University of California opens its first medical school in San Francisco. 4. March - Downers Grove, Illinoisis incorporated. 5. March 1 – E. Remington and Sons of Ilion, New York, start production of the first practical typewriter. 6. March 3 – Censorship: The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to s...
1. April 1 1.1. The Coinage Act of 1873 comes into force, ending bimetallism in the U.S. and placing the nation firmly on the gold standard. 1.2. Hinsdale, Illinoisis incorporated. 2. April 13 – Between 62 and 153 Republican freedmen and state militia die in the Colfax massacrewhile attempting to protect the Grant Parish courthouse, including about 50 who surrendered. 3. April 15–17 – Indian Wars: The Second Battle of the Stronghold is fought. 4. May – Henry Rose exhibits barbed wire at an Il...
1. July 21 – At Adair, Iowa, Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang pull off the first successful train robberyin the American West (US$3,000 from the Rock Island Express). 2. August 4 – Indian Wars: While protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the Seventh Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the first time with the Sioux, near the Tongue River(only 1 man on each side is killed). 3. September 6 – Regular cable car service begins on Clay Street, San Fr...January 2 – John M. Robsion, U.S. Senator from Kentucky in 1930 (died 1948)January 4 – Blanche Walsh, stage and screen actress (died 1915)January 8 – Grace Van Studdiford, stage actress and opera singer (died 1927)January 9 – Thomas Curtis, hurdler (died 1944)February 1 – Matthew Fontaine Maury, oceanographer (born 1806)March 4 – Alfred Iverson, Sr., U.S. Senator from Georgia from 1855 to 1861 (born 1798)March 10 – John Torrey, botanist (born 1796)March 27 – James Dixon, U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1857 to 1869 (born 1814)
March 18 – Leo Tolstoy begins his novel Anna Karenina, which is serialized in Russkiy Vestnik between 1873 and 1877. July – Thomas Hardy's novel A Pair of Blue Eyes completes its serialization in Tinsley's Magazine (begun September 1872) and appears in book format in London.