On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander "Alick" Maclean, British composer and conductor (Scarborough Spa Orchestra, 1912-35), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England (d. 1936) [1]
  • Déodat de Séverac, French composer (Cerdaña), born in Saint-Félix-de-Caraman, France (d. 1921)

Famous Weddings

1872 Highlights

About July 20, 1872

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer