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Historical Events In 1872

Monday, 20 September 2021

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

Sep 26   On this day in history ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)  

Sep 26   The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) was established in New York City on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1872 lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway)  

Sep 29   "3 Fingers" Mackenzie destroys Kwahadi-Commanche village on this day in history.  

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

Oct 02   Eberhard F Walcker, organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies in the year 1872.  

Oct 02   Morgan State University founded on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   In the year 1872 edward Faber Schneider, composer  

Oct 08   On this day in history john Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone)  

Oct 09   On this day in history aaron Montgomery started his mail-order business  

Oct 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1872.  

Oct 12   On this day in history ralph Vaughan Williams, Down Amp England, composer (Hugh the Drover)  

Oct 14   Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1872.  

Oct 27   Emily Post, authority on social behavior/writer (Etiquette) in the year 1872.  

Oct 29   On this day in history j S Risdon patents metal windmill  

Nov 03   In the year 1872 paul Panzer, actor (Cat's Paw, Mildred Pierce, Hotel Berlin)  

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   Susan B Anthony fined $100 for trying to vote for Ulysses S Grant on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later  

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

Nov 09   Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston in the year 1872.  

Nov 11   On this day in history maude K Adams, US, actress (Baldwin's Theatre)  

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

Nov 22   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo," premieres in Prague  

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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   On this day in history birth of paul Graener, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of james Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)  

Jan 21   In the year 1872 franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81  

Feb 21   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1872.  

Mar 04   In the year 1872 death of johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)  

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

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

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