On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1872

Historical Events

  • Cargo ship Mary Celeste sails from Staten Island for Genoa; mysteriously found abandoned four weeks later

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
1872 Highlights

About November 7, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio