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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 23   On this day in history ten Bears (Parra-Wa-Samen), US poet/Comanche chief, dies  

Nov 29   Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River on this day in history.  

Nov 30   1st intl soccer game, Scotland-England 0-0 (Glasgow) in the year 1872.  

Dec 04   In the year 1872 the ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing  

Dec 05   Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player in the year 1872.  

Dec 05   On this day in history the vessel 'Marie Celeste' is found abandoned in the Atlantic, no trace of her crew was ever found  

Dec 06   In the year 1872 mikulas Moyzes, composer  

Dec 06   William S. Hart (actor, director, silent screen star Wild Bill Hickock) was born This was the first TV show I watched in 1954 in the year 1872.  

Dec 06   William S. Hart (actor, director, silent screen star: Wild Bill Hickock) was born This was the first TV show I watched in 1954 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   HMS Challenger sets sail on 3½ year world oceanographic cruise on this day in history.  

Dec 07   On this day in history hMS Challenger sets sail on 3-year world oceanographic cruise  

Dec 07   In the year 1872 johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)  

Dec 08   J C Powys, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 10   In the year 1872 johann Babtist Thaller, composer  

Dec 11   On this day in history 1st black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)  

Dec 11   First black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La) in the year 1872.  

Dec 12   In the year 1872 willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72  

Dec 13   In the year 1872 helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut  

Dec 18   Opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog) in the year 1872.  

Dec 26   4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18") in the year 1872.  

Dec 30   William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1872 aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finnish writer/poet (Kanervala), dies at 38  

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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   In the year 1872 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   In the year 1872 birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

Jan 16   In the year 1872 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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

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

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