What Happened on November 29, 1872

Historical Events

  • Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna von Mildenburg, Austrian Wagnerian soprano, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1947)
Born in 1872

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian painter, dies at 56
  • Giovanni Tadolini, Italian composer, dies at 83
  • Horace Greeley, American founder and editor of the New-York Tribune ("Go west, young man"), dies at 61
1872 Highlights

About November 29, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius