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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

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

Apr 03   J C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea on this day in history.  

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) 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   Arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22 in the year 1872.  

Apr 12   Jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500) in the year 1872.  

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

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 in the year 1872.  

Apr 20   SF Bar Association organized on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history volcano Vesuvius erupts  

Apr 25   In the year 1872 charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper  

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   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) in the year 1872.  

May 10   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

May 17   Bohemian Club incorporated in the year 1872.  

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

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   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   In the year 1872 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 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 in the year 1872.  

Jan 16   Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

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

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