On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1872

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of The Standard

Famous Birthdays

  • Tadeusz Joteyko, Polish conductor, composer, and musicologist (Zygmunt August), born in Poczujki, Russian Empire (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Maurice, English theologian (Church of England), dies at 66
  • William Frederick Horry, English convicted murderer, dies at 28
1872 Highlights

About April 1, 1872

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries