On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1872

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam H. Seward

William H. Seward, American politician (Secretary of State, 1861-69, Governor of New York, 1839-42), dies at 71

US Secretary of State William H. Seward
US Secretary of State
William H. Seward

1872 Highlights

About October 10, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra