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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

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 in the year 1872.  

Nov 29   In the year 1872 indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.  

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

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

Dec 05   Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   On this day in history mikulas Moyzes, composer  

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

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

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

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

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   Johann Babtist Thaller, composer in the year 1872.  

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

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

Dec 12   Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut  

Dec 18   In the year 1872 opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland.  

Dec 20   Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer in the year 1872.  

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

Dec 26   On this day in history 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18")  

Dec 30   In the year 1872 william A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1872

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

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

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

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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 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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