On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Samuel R Percy patents dried milk

Famous Birthdays

  • Léon Blum, Prime Minister of France (People's Front Government), born in Paris (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Erastus Corning, American businessman and politician (Mayor of Albany, New York), dies at 77