Historical Events In 1872
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 02 On this day in history canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports.
Jan 03 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1872 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 In the year 1872 yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years.
Jan 16 In the year 1872 edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)
Jan 18 Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) on this day in history.
Jan 20 Calif Stock Exchange Board organized in the year 1872.
Jan 20 In the year 1872 california Stock Exchange Board organized
Jan 21 In the year 1872 frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
Jan 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1872 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 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister in the year 1872.
Feb 10 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP) in the year 1872.
Feb 14 On this day in history 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA)
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 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 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 On this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
Feb 22 In the year 1872 1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio)
Feb 22 First national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH) in the year 1872.
Feb 22 In the year 1872 labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH
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.