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Historical Events In 1872

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 09   On this day in history leon Blum, French premier (People's front govt)  

Apr 09   Samuel R Percy patents dried milk in the year 1872.  

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

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

Apr 10   Arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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   Eyvind Alnaes, composer in the year 1872.  

May 01   On this day in history 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   Victoria Woodhull becomes first woman nominated for US president in the year 1872.  

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

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   Bohemian Club incorporated on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1872 fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63  

May 18   In the year 1872 bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)  

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

May 19   In the year 1872 johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44  

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

May 22   On this day in history amnesty Act restores civil rights to Southerners (except for 500)  

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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   In the year 1872 birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

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   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born in the year 1872.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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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