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Historical Events In 1872

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

Mar 01   On this day in history yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1872 wee Willie Keeler, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles); hit .432 in 1897  

Mar 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1872.  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

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

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 in the year 1872.  

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

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

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   Frank Hoyt Losey, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Sergei Diaghilev, Gruzino Novgorod Russia, ballet director on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Bernhard Seklas, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1872 illinois becomes 1st state to require sexual equality in employment  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1872 vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)  

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 in the year 1872.  

Mar 26   In the year 1872 thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher  

Mar 28   On this day in history jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)  

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

Mar 30   Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet) in the year 1872.  

Apr 01   In the year 1872 1st edition of The Standard  

Apr 01   Tadeusz Joteyko, composer in the year 1872.  

Apr 02   George B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine in the year 1872.  

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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   On this day in history birth of paul Graener, composer  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 birth of paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)  

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

Mar 12   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died in the year 1872.  

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