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Historical Events In 1872

Saturday, 31 October 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1872 j C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea  

Apr 04   Nikolai Amani, composer in the year 1872.  

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

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

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   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 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   On this day in history sF Bar Association organized  

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   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   Eyvind Alnaes, composer in the year 1872.  

May 01   Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies in the year 1872.  

May 02   In the year 1872 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   Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

May 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)  

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   Henry Warren, Boston Mass, inventor (Telechon electric clock) in the year 1872.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of paul Graener, composer  

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

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

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1872 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

Mar 04   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died in the year 1872.  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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