What Happened on October 2, 1872

Historical Events

  • Morgan State University founded

Historic Event

Phileas Fogg sets out on his journey as depicted in Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days"

Famous Deaths

  • Eberhard Friedrich Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies at 78
1872 Highlights

About October 2, 1872

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra