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Historical Events In 1872

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Apr 02   Samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph dies at 80 in the year 1872.  

Apr 02   Samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   J C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea in the year 1872.  

Apr 04   On this day in history nikolai Amani, composer  

Apr 07   William Monroe Trotter, famous African in the year 1872.  

Apr 09   Leon Blum, French premier (People's front govt) on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history samuel R Percy patents dried milk  

Apr 10   1st National black convention meets in New Orleans on this day in history.  

Apr 10   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis in the year 1872.  

Apr 10   On this day in history arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22  

Apr 12   Jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500) on this day in history.  

Apr 13   A Roda Roda, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act  

Apr 20   In the year 1872 ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62  

Apr 20   In the year 1872 sF Bar Association organized  

Apr 21   GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA in the year 1872.  

Apr 24   Volcano Vesuvius erupts in the year 1872.  

Apr 25   In the year 1872 charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper  

Apr 27   On this day in history ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70  

Apr 29   On this day in history eyvind Alnaes, composer  

May 01   Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1872 g G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)  

May 10   Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president in the year 1872.  

May 10   On this day in history victoria Woodhull becomes first woman nominated for US president  

May 15   On this day in history thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87  

May 16   In the year 1872 metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time  

May 16   Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time in the year 1872.  

May 17   In the year 1872 bohemian Club incorporated  

May 17   On this day in history fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63  

May 18   Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950) in the year 1872.  

May 18   On this day in history the birth of Bertrand Russell, English philospher  

May 19   Johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)  

May 22   Amnesty Act restores civil rights to Southerners (except for 500) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

Feb 21   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1872.  

Mar 04   On this day in history death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   In the year 1872 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 in the year 1872.  

Apr 01   On this day in history death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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