On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Davison, English suffragette who died when hit by King George's horse at Epsom Derby, born in Greenwich, England (d. 1913)
  • Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), born in Chesterfield, New Hampshire (d. 1946)
1872 Highlights

About October 11, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra