On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Sidónio Pais, Portuguese politician (4th President of Portugal, 66th Prime Minister of Portugal), born in Caminha, Portugal (d. 1918)

Famous Deaths

  • Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies
1872 Highlights

About May 1, 1872

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 148 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus