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Historical Events In 1872

Monday, 20 May 2019

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

Nov 29   In the year 1872 anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director  

Nov 29   In the year 1872 cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies  

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

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

Dec 04   The ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1872.  

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

Dec 07   In the year 1872 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   Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1872.  

Dec 21   On this day in history albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog)  

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

Dec 30   William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901) in the year 1872.  

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   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   In the year 1872 birth of paul Graener, composer  

Jan 11   In the year 1872 birth of george Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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