On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1872

Famous Deaths

  • Théophile Gautier, French writer, historian and poet (Albertus, La Chanson de Roland, Émaux et camées), dies at 61
1872 Highlights

About October 23, 1872

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio