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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Apr 02   In the year 1872 samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph dies at 80  

Apr 02   On this day in history samuel F B Morse developer of electric telegraph, dies at 80  

Apr 03   In the year 1872 j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea  

Apr 04   Nikolai Amani, composer in the year 1872.  

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

Apr 09   Leon Blum, French premier (People's front govt) in the year 1872.  

Apr 09   In the year 1872 samuel R Percy patents dried milk  

Apr 10   In the year 1872 1st National black convention meets in New Orleans  

Apr 10   On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis  

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) in the year 1872.  

Apr 13   In the year 1872 a Roda Roda, writer  

Apr 14   Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act in the year 1872.  

Apr 20   On this day in history ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62  

Apr 20   On this day in history sF Bar Association organized  

Apr 21   GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Volcano Vesuvius erupts in the year 1872.  

Apr 25   Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper in the year 1872.  

Apr 27   Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 in the year 1872.  

Apr 29   On this day in history eyvind Alnaes, composer  

May 01   In the year 1872 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

May 02   On this day in history g G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC)  

May 10   In the year 1872 victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president  

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

May 15   Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

May 16   Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time on this day in history.  

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

May 17   On this day in history bohemian Club incorporated  

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

May 18   On this day in history bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)  

May 18   The birth of Bertrand Russell, English philospher in the year 1872.  

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

May 21   In the year 1872 henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)  

May 22   Amnesty Act restores civil rights to Southerners (except for 500) in the year 1872.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1872

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Paul Graener, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1872 birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

Jan 16   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1872 birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

Jan 18   Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

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

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