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Historical Events In 1872

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

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

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

Apr 04   Nikolai Amani, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 07   William Monroe Trotter, famous African on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)  

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

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

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

Apr 20   SF Bar Association organized in the year 1872.  

Apr 21   On this day in history gW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA  

Apr 24   In the year 1872 volcano Vesuvius erupts  

Apr 25   Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1872 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

May 01   Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies in the year 1872.  

May 02   On this day in history 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   Victoria Woodhull becomes first woman nominated for US president in the year 1872.  

May 15   Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1872.  

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

May 16   On this day in history metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time  

May 17   Bohemian Club incorporated on this day in history.  

May 17   Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

Jan 16   Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born in the year 1872.  

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   James Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834) died in the year 1872.  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 12   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died in the year 1872.  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1872 death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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