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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1872 birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

Jan 15   In the year 1872 birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

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 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   On this day in history death of james Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)  

Jan 21   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

Feb 21   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1872.  

Mar 04   In the year 1872 death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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