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Historical Events In 1872

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Jul 28   Friedrich Kaiser, astronomer (Kaiser-Compass), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Clementine, Princess of Belgium, wife of Prince Napoleon Bonaparte in the year 1872.  

Jul 31   In the year 1872 c H F Peters discovers asteroids #122 Gerda & #123 Brunhild  

Aug 02   On this day in history judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59  

Aug 03   On this day in history haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)  

Aug 07   In the year 1872 andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31)  

Aug 11   Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Harold Fraser-Simson, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 18   1st mail-order catalog issued by A M Ward on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer, dies at 63  

Aug 21   In the year 1872 aubrey Beardsley, England, artist (Salome)  

Aug 23   In the year 1872 1st Japanese coml ship visits SF, carrying tea  

Aug 23   In the year 1872 the first Japanese commercial ship visits SF, carrying tea  

Aug 24   Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review) in the year 1872.  

Aug 24   In the year 1872 the birth of Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist  

Aug 28   In the year 1872 alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer  

Sep 04   [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress/wife of Joseph of Lyre on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history antoni Stolpe, composer, dies at 21  

Sep 09   On this day in history delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers)  

Sep 10   In the year 1872 josephina "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Verdoold Sheep)  

Sep 10   In the year 1872 karl Marx speaks in Amsterdam  

Sep 13   On this day in history ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68  

Sep 14   Britain pays the US $15 M for damages during Civil War on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Britain pays US$15½m for damages during Civil War in the year 1872.  

Sep 14   On this day in history yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer, dies at 48  

Sep 16   On this day in history henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, Dutch/Flemish actress (Rose Kate)  

Sep 17   On this day in history phillip W Pratt patents his sprinkler system for extinguishing fires  

Sep 18   Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies in the year 1872.  

Sep 18   On this day in history king Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.  

Sep 20   On this day in history maurice Gamelin, French generalissimo  

Sep 21   In the year 1872 john Henry Conyers of SC becomes 1st black student at Annapolis  

Sep 21   John Henry Conyers of SC becomes first black student at Annapolis in the year 1872.  

Sep 22   On this day in history luis Villalba Munoz, composer  

Sep 24   Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg," premieres in Vienna in the year 1872.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1872

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1872 birth of edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1872 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 in the year 1872.  

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   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   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

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