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Historical Events In 1872

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Jan 02   Canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports in the year 1872.  

Jan 03   1st patent list issued by US Patent Office on this day in history.  

Jan 03   The first patent list issued by US Patent Office on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

Jan 06   On this day in history alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer in the year 1872.  

Jan 12   Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) in the year 1872.  

Jan 18   Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) in the year 1872.  

Jan 20   Calif Stock Exchange Board organized in the year 1872.  

Jan 20   California Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister in the year 1872.  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals) on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina in the year 1872.  

Jan 31   Zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage) in the year 1872.  

Feb 01   Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose in the year 1872.  

Feb 01   The birth of Paul Fort, French poet in the year 1872.  

Feb 06   In the year 1872 theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]  

Feb 07   Alcorn A & M College opens on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister in the year 1872.  

Feb 10   In the year 1872 anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)  

Feb 14   On this day in history 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA)  

Feb 15   In the year 1872 in Victoria British Columbia, the Provincial Legislature meets for the first time as a Province of Canada  

Feb 20   Hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City in the year 1872.  

Feb 20   On this day in history silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine  

Feb 21   In the year 1872 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

Feb 22   1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio) in the year 1872.  

Feb 22   On this day in history first national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH)  

Feb 22   On this day in history labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH  

Feb 24   John Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1872

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 06   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 16   In the year 1872 birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

Jan 16   Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 18   Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) was born in the year 1872.  

Famous Deaths In 1872

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history death of james Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)  

Jan 21   On this day in history franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

Feb 21   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died on this day in history.  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1872.  

Apr 01   On this day in history death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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