On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Fraser-Simson, English composer, born in London (d. 1944)
  • Rubin Goldmark, American composer and teacher, born in New York (d. 1936)
  • Shri Aurobindo [Aurobindo Ghose], Indian guru and nationalist, born in Calcutta, British India (d. 1950)
1872 Highlights

About August 15, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo