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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

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   In the year 1872 the first patent list issued by US Patent Office  

Jan 04   In the year 1872 edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

Jan 06   In the year 1872 alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

Jan 11   On this day in history paul Graener, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

Jan 27   In the year 1872 learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals)  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   Theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8] on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Alcorn A & M College opens in the year 1872.  

Feb 07   On this day in history nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister  

Feb 10   Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP) in the year 1872.  

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

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

Feb 20   Hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin in the year 1872.  

Feb 20   On this day in history luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags  

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   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1872.  

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   Labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH in the year 1872.  

Feb 24   John Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles) in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 birth of edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

Jan 06   In the year 1872 birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of paul Graener, composer  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 15   Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   James Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834) died in the year 1872.  

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

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

Mar 04   On this day in history death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   On this day in history giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

Mar 12   On this day in history death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

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

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died in the year 1872.  

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