Historical Events In 1872
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Jan 02 Canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office
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 Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) in the year 1872.
Jan 11 Paul Graener, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1872 edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)
Jan 18 In the year 1872 paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
Jan 20 Calif Stock Exchange Board organized in the year 1872.
Jan 20 California Stock Exchange Board organized in the year 1872.
Jan 21 In the year 1872 frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
Jan 21 Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1872 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) in the year 1872.
Feb 01 In the year 1872 paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose
Feb 01 The birth of Paul Fort, French poet on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1872 theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
Feb 07 Alcorn A & M College opens in the year 1872.
Feb 07 Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister on this day in history.
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 in the year 1872.
Feb 20 Luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags in the year 1872.
Feb 20 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City on this day in history.
Feb 20 Silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine on this day in history.
Feb 21 Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 22 1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio) on this day in history.
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 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.