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Historical Events In 1872

Monday, 18 March 2019

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

Apr 02   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history nikolai Amani, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 13   A Roda Roda, writer in the year 1872.  

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   SF Bar Association organized in the year 1872.  

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

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   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 in the year 1872.  

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

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

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

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

May 16   Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time in the year 1872.  

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

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

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

Jan 06   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born in the year 1872.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1872 death of james Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)  

Jan 21   In the year 1872 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 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 in the year 1872.  

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

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