October 2, 1872 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Morgan State University founded

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne

Deaths in History

  • Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies