On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Panzer, German-American silent film actor (The Perils of Pauline, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin), born in W├╝rzburg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1958)
  • Wilfred Trotter, English surgeon who was a pioneer in neurosurgery, popularized the concept of herd instinct, and was an authority in cancers of the head and neck, born in Coleford, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1939)
1872 Highlights

About November 3, 1872

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio