On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31)
  • William Auchterlonie, Scottish golfer (British Open 1893), born in St. Andrews, Scotland (d. 1963)
1872 Highlights

About August 7, 1872

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo