On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1872

Historical Events

  • Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback takes office as the first African American US Govenor in Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Kamehameha V, Hawaiian king (b. 1830)
1872 Highlights

About December 11, 1872

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius