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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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

Mar 01   Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Yellowstone becomes world's first national park on this day in history.  

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

Mar 05   George Westinghouse Jr patents triple air brake for trains on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1872 -8 F in Boston MA  

Mar 07   On this day in history piet Mondriaan, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)  

Mar 08   In the year 1872 paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer  

Mar 10   Felix Borowski, composer in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 11   On this day in history abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant/art collector  

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   In the year 1872 oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist  

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

Mar 16   The first FA Cup Final Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   Billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902) in the year 1872.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment  

Mar 22   Illinois becomes first state to require sexual equality in employment on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher  

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

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

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

Mar 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

Jan 11   In the year 1872 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 in the year 1872.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)  

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   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

Mar 12   In the year 1872 death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

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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