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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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   J C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea in the year 1872.  

Apr 04   On this day in history nikolai Amani, composer  

Apr 07   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history 1st National black convention meets in New Orleans  

Apr 10   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis in the year 1872.  

Apr 10   On this day in history arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22  

Apr 12   On this day in history jesse James gang robs bank in Columbia, Kentucky (1 dead/$1,500)  

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

Apr 14   Dominion Lands Act passed-Canada's Homestead Act on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1872 volcano Vesuvius erupts  

Apr 25   On this day in history charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper  

Apr 27   In the year 1872 ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70  

Apr 29   In the year 1872 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

May 01   On this day in history amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies  

May 02   G G van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC) in the year 1872.  

May 10   Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president in the year 1872.  

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

May 18   The birth of Bertrand Russell, English philospher in the year 1872.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1872 death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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