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Historical Events In 1872

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Nov 23   Ten Bears (Parra-Wa-Samen), US poet/Comanche chief, dies in the year 1872.  

Nov 29   On this day in history anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director  

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

Dec 04   The ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing in the year 1872.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 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   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   Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1872 j C Powys, writer  

Dec 10   In the year 1872 johann Babtist Thaller, composer  

Dec 11   1st black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La) in the year 1872.  

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

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

Dec 20   On this day in history lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer  

Dec 21   In the year 1872 albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog)  

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

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

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   In the year 1872 birth of edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1872 birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

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   James Fisk, American entrepreneur (b. 1834) died in the year 1872.  

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 in the year 1872.  

Mar 04   Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790) died in the year 1872.  

Mar 10   In the year 1872 giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

Mar 12   In the year 1872 death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

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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