Historical Events In 1872
Saturday, 23 January 2021
Jan 02 Canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports on this day in history.
Jan 03 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history the first patent list issued by US Patent Office
Jan 04 Edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder in the year 1872.
Jan 06 On this day in history alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)
Jan 11 In the year 1872 paul Graener, composer
Jan 12 Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years in the year 1872.
Jan 16 Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) in the year 1872.
Jan 18 On this day in history paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
Jan 20 In the year 1872 calif Stock Exchange Board organized
Jan 20 California Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.
Jan 21 Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81
Jan 27 On this day in history learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals)
Jan 29 On this day in history francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina
Jan 31 Zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage) on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1872 paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose
Feb 01 The birth of Paul Fort, French poet in the year 1872.
Feb 06 On this day in history theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
Feb 07 In the year 1872 alcorn A & M College opens
Feb 07 On this day in history nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister
Feb 10 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP) on this day in history.
Feb 14 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA) in the year 1872.
Feb 15 In Victoria British Columbia, the Provincial Legislature meets for the first time as a Province of Canada on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin
Feb 20 Luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City.
Feb 20 In the year 1872 silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine
Feb 21 On this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
Feb 22 1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio) on this day in history.
Feb 22 First national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH) on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1872 labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH
Feb 24 In the year 1872 john Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles)
Feb 27 Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University in the year 1872.