On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1872

Historical Events

  • Aaron Montgomery Ward issues the first "catalog" for his mail-order business, it is one sheet listing 163 available items
1872 Highlights

About August 27, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo