On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1872

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
1872 Highlights

About April 9, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries