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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 26 January 2020

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 in the year 1872.  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history nikolai Amani, composer  

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

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

Apr 09   On this day in history samuel R Percy patents dried milk  

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   In the year 1872 jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)  

Apr 13   On this day in history a Roda Roda, writer  

Apr 14   In the year 1872 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   In the year 1872 sF Bar Association organized  

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

Apr 24   On this day in history volcano Vesuvius erupts  

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   In the year 1872 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

May 01   In the year 1872 amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

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

May 10   Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president on this day in history.  

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

May 15   Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1872.  

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

May 16   In the year 1872 metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for first time  

May 17   Bohemian Club incorporated in the year 1872.  

May 17   Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1872.  

May 18   Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950) in the year 1872.  

May 18   The birth of Bertrand Russell, English philospher on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1872 birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

Jan 15   In the year 1872 birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

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

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