On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone, Wolf Solent), born in Shirley, Derbyshire (d. 1963)
1872 Highlights

About October 8, 1872

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra