What Happened on December 21, 1872

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phileas Fogg completes his round the world trip in 80 days, in Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days"

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert P Terhune, American novelist (Lad, a Dog)
  • Sidney Ainsworth, British silent film actor (Not in the News, The Rajah's Tunic), born in Manchester, England (d. 1922)