On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1872

Historical Events

  • -8°F (-22°C) in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer (Rhapsodie hébraïque; Prince Lake), and teacher, born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1964)
1872 Highlights

About March 7, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces