On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1872

Historical Events

  • The Great Boston Fire of 1872. Close to 1,000 buildings destroyed

Famous Birthdays

  • Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet, born in Zhukiv, Ukraine (d. 1941)
1872 Highlights

About November 9, 1872

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 148 years and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio