# 1873

This number is a prime.

Charles Hermite proved that the number *e* was transcendental in 1873. Perhaps you have to be a mathematical hermit to achieve such a great feat.

The smaller of only two 4-digit primes in the Narayana's cows sequence. (The other is 8641). [Loungrides]

The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered an economic depression in Europe and North America. [Musson]

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