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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 28 February 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 in the year 1872.  

Apr 03   J C Watson discovers asteroid #119 Althaea in the year 1872.  

Apr 04   Nikolai Amani, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   SF Bar Association organized in the year 1872.  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1872 volcano Vesuvius erupts  

Apr 25   Charles Burgess Fry, cricketer/world record long jumper on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 in the year 1872.  

Apr 29   In the year 1872 eyvind Alnaes, composer  

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

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   In the year 1872 metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time  

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   On this day in history fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63  

May 18   On this day in history bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)  

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

May 19   Johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1872.  

Jan 21   On this day in history franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

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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