What Happened on October 3, 1872

Historical Events

  • Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Clarke, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder and manager (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates; World Series 1909 [PP]), born in Winterset, Iowa (d. 1960)
Born in 1872
1872 Highlights

About October 3, 1872

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra