On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Delilah L Beasley, American author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers)
  • Edward Burlingame Hill, American composer and educator (Harvard, 1908-40), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1960)
  • Josef Stránský, Czech conductor (New York Philharmonic, 1911-23), born in Humpolec, Bohemia (d. 1936)
1872 Highlights

About September 9, 1872

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo