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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 25   Charles Blake Cochran, impresario in the year 1872.  

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) in the year 1872.  

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

Oct 01   Israel Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1872.  

Oct 03   Edward Faber Schneider, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   John Cowper Powys, British writer (Wood & Stone) on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1872 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   In the year 1872 montreal Foot Ball Club 1st game playing Quebec City to 0-0 tie  

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   Josephine CMA, princess of Belgium/nun in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer, dies at 78  

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   Herman Finck, composer in the year 1872.  

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

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

Nov 07   On this day in history cargo ship Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; mysteriously found abandoned 4 weeks later  

Nov 07   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston  

Nov 11   In the year 1872 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   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 in the year 1872.  

Jan 06   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 15   Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 16   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 16   In the year 1872 birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

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   In the year 1872 death of james Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834)  

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 in the year 1872.  

Mar 10   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 in the year 1872.  

Mar 12   Zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811) died in the year 1872.  

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

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died in the year 1872.  

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