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Historical Events In 1872

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Sep 25   On this day in history charles Blake Cochran, impresario  

Sep 26   Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18) in the year 1872.  

Sep 26   The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) was established in New York City in the year 1872.  

Sep 28   Lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1872 "3 Fingers" Mackenzie destroys Kwahadi-Commanche village  

Oct 01   On this day in history israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee)  

Oct 02   Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Morgan State University founded in the year 1872.  

Oct 03   Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Edward Faber Schneider, composer in the year 1872.  

Oct 08   John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone) in the year 1872.  

Oct 09   Aaron Montgomery started his mail-order business in the year 1872.  

Oct 11   In the year 1872 harlan Fiske Stone, NH, Supreme Court (1925-41) Chief Justice (41-46)  

Oct 12   Montreal Foot Ball Club 1st game playing Quebec City to 0-0 tie on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Ralph Vaughan Williams, Down Amp England, composer (Hugh the Drover) in the year 1872.  

Oct 14   On this day in history albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63  

Oct 18   In the year 1872 josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun  

Oct 19   In the year 1872 world's largest gold nugget (215 kg) found in New South Wales  

Oct 21   Germany gives the San Juan Islands to the U.S in the year 1872.  

Oct 21   Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Theophile Gautier, French poet/writer/historian/critic, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1872 emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette)  

Oct 29   In the year 1872 j S Risdon patents metal windmill  

Nov 03   Paul Panzer, actor (Cat's Paw, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history herman Finck, composer  

Nov 05   In the year 1872 suffragist Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote. (She never paid the fine.)  

Nov 05   In the year 1872 susan B Anthony fined $100 for trying to vote for Ulysses S Grant  

Nov 07   cargo ship Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; mysteriously found abandoned 4 weeks later in the year 1872.  

Nov 07   Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later on this day in history.  

Nov 07   The ship Marie Celeste sails from New York, eventually to be found deserted in the year 1872.  

Nov 09   Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Maude K Adams, US, actress (Baldwin's Theatre) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo," premieres in Prague on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1872 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   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died in the year 1872.  

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

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

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