On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • George Louis Beer, American historian (authority on British colonies), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1920)

Famous Deaths

  • Michele Carafa, composer, dies at 84
1872 Highlights

About July 26, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 149 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo