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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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

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

Apr 03   On this day in history j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea  

Apr 04   In the year 1872 nikolai Amani, composer  

Apr 07   On this day in history william Monroe Trotter, famous African  

Apr 09   In the year 1872 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   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Volcano Vesuvius erupts in the year 1872.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70  

Apr 29   Eyvind Alnaes, composer on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1872 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   Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president on this day in history.  

May 10   Victoria Woodhull becomes first woman nominated for US president on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1872 metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time  

May 17   In the year 1872 bohemian Club incorporated  

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   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   In the year 1872 henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock)  

May 22   In the year 1872 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   Edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

Jan 18   Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) was born in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

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   In the year 1872 giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

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

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