On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Haakon VII, King of Norway (1905-57), born in Charlottenlund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1957)
1872 Highlights

About August 3, 1872

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo