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Historical Events In 1872

Monday, 19 August 2019

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

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   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   In the year 1872 -8 F in Boston MA  

Mar 07   Piet Mondriaan, Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history felix Borowski, composer  

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

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

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   1st FA Cup Final: Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton in the year 1872.  

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

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   In the year 1872 frank Hoyt Losey, composer  

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

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco) in the year 1872.  

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   Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   In the year 1872 birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

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   In the year 1872 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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