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Historical Events In 1872

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

Apr 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1872.  

Apr 07   In the year 1872 william Monroe Trotter, famous African  

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

Apr 09   Samuel R Percy patents dried milk on this day in history.  

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

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   SF Bar Association organized on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history volcano Vesuvius erupts  

Apr 25   On this day in history charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper  

Apr 27   In the year 1872 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   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   In the year 1872 thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87  

May 16   On this day in history metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time  

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

May 17   In the year 1872 bohemian Club incorporated  

May 17   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44  

May 21   Henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock) in the year 1872.  

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   Edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of paul Graener, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1872 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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1872 death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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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