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Historical Events In 1872

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Feb 27   Charlotte Ray, first Black woman lawyer, graduated Harvard U on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1872 yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park  

Mar 01   In the year 1872 yellowstone becomes world's first national park  

Mar 03   On this day in history wee Willie Keeler, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles); hit .432 in 1897  

Mar 05   In the year 1872 george Westinghouse Jr patents triple air brake for trains  

Mar 07   -8F in Boston, MA in the year 1872.  

Mar 07   -8 F in Boston MA on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1872 piet Mondriaan, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)  

Mar 08   On this day in history paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer  

Mar 10   Felix Borowski, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 11   Abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant/art collector on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1872 construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.  

Mar 13   Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist in the year 1872.  

Mar 16   In the year 1872 1st FA Cup Final: Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton  

Mar 16   In the year 1872 the first FA Cup Final Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton  

Mar 16   On this day in history the first FA Cup Final: Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton  

Mar 17   In the year 1872 billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902)  

Mar 18   On this day in history frank Hoyt Losey, composer  

Mar 19   Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director in the year 1872.  

Mar 20   Bernhard Seklas, composer in the year 1872.  

Mar 22   Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment in the year 1872.  

Mar 22   On this day in history illinois becomes first state to require sexual equality in employment  

Mar 25   On this day in history vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)  

Mar 26   7.8 earthquake shakes Owens Valley, California on this day in history.  

Mar 26   The Owens Valley, California area is rattled by a 7.8 earthquake one of the largest in the United States on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher in the year 1872.  

Mar 28   Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco) on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

Mar 30   Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer in the year 1872.  

Mar 31   In the year 1872 sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet)  

Apr 01   1st edition of The Standard on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Tadeusz Joteyko, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1872 george B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine  

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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   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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 in the year 1872.  

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 in the year 1872.  

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