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Historical Events In 1872

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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 in the year 1872.  

Jan 03   On this day in history the first patent list issued by US Patent Office  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history paul Graener, composer  

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   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose in the year 1872.  

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   On this day in history alcorn A & M College opens  

Feb 07   In the year 1872 nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1872 luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags  

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 in the year 1872.  

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) in the year 1872.  

Feb 22   First national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH) on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

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

Mar 10   In the year 1872 giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

Mar 12   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died in the year 1872.  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

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