On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis BlĂ©riot, French aviator and 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel, born in Cambrai, France (d. 1936)
1872 Highlights

About July 1, 1872

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer