Historical Events in October 1872

  • Oct 2 Morgan State University founded

Historic Event

Oct 2 Phileas Fogg sets out on his journey as depicted in Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days"

  • Oct 3 Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens
  • Oct 12 Montreal Foot Ball Club 1st game playing Quebec City to 0-0 tie
  • Oct 29 J. S. Risdon of Genoa, Illinois, patents the metal windmill