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Historical Events In 1872

Monday, 23 May 2022

Feb 27   Charlotte Ray, first Black woman lawyer, graduated Harvard U in the year 1872.  

Mar 01   Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1872 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history -8 F in Boston MA  

Mar 07   Piet Mondriaan, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie) in the year 1872.  

Mar 08   Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant/art collector  

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

Mar 13   Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1872 sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director  

Mar 20   In the year 1872 bernhard Seklas, composer  

Mar 22   Illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1872 illinois becomes first state to require sexual equality in employment  

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

Mar 26   7.8 earthquake shakes Owens Valley, California in the year 1872.  

Mar 26   In the year 1872 the Owens Valley, California area is rattled by a 7.8 earthquake one of the largest in the United States  

Mar 26   Thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1872 jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1872 sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer  

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   On this day in history tadeusz Joteyko, composer  

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   In the year 1872 birth of edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

Jan 06   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born in the year 1872.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

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

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

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