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Historical Events In 1872

Saturday, 08 May 2021

Apr 02   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1872 samuel R Percy patents dried milk  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)  

Apr 13   A Roda Roda, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act in the year 1872.  

Apr 20   In the year 1872 ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62  

Apr 20   In the year 1872 sF Bar Association organized  

Apr 21   In the year 1872 gW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA  

Apr 24   Volcano Vesuvius erupts on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper in the year 1872.  

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   Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies on this day in history.  

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

May 10   On this day in history victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president  

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   In the year 1872 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   Bohemian Club incorporated in the year 1872.  

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

May 18   Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1872 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   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   On this day in history birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1872 death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1872.  

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

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