What Happened on April 2, 1872

Historical Events

  • US engineer George Brayton patents an internal combustion engine (Brayton Cycle)

Famous Deaths

Samuel Morse (1791-1872)

American painter and inventor of the electric telegraph and Morse Code, dies at 80

1872 Highlights

About April 2, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries