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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Nov 23   In the year 1872 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   On this day in history indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.  

Nov 30   On this day in history 1st intl soccer game, Scotland-England 0-0 (Glasgow)  

Dec 04   On this day in history the ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing  

Dec 05   In the year 1872 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player  

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   In the year 1872 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   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 07   On this day in history hMS Challenger sets sail on 3½ year world oceanographic cruise  

Dec 07   HMS Challenger sets sail on 3-year world oceanographic cruise in the year 1872.  

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   On this day in history johann Babtist Thaller, composer  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1872 first black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)  

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

Dec 13   Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut in the year 1872.  

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

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   In the year 1872 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 on this day in history.  

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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   Paul Graener, composer was born in the year 1872.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)  

Famous Deaths In 1872

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   James Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 in the year 1872.  

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

Mar 04   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died on this day in history.  

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   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1872.  

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

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