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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Nov 23   In the year 1872 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   Cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies in the year 1872.  

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

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

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   The vessel 'Marie Celeste' is found abandoned in the Atlantic, no trace of her crew was ever found in the year 1872.  

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   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   In the year 1872 hMS Challenger sets sail on 3-year world oceanographic cruise  

Dec 07   Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 first black US gov took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (La)  

Dec 12   Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72 in the year 1872.  

Dec 13   Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1872 birth of alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1872 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1872 nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 01   Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

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