On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Greeley Abbot, American astronomer (Solar Constant), born in Wilton, New Hampshire (d. 1973)
  • W. Heath Robinson, English illustrator and cartoonist (Don Quixote), born in Islington, England (d. 1944)
1872 Highlights

About May 31, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini