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Historical Events In 1872

Saturday, 28 March 2020

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   Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 06   In the year 1872 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   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 in the year 1872.  

Dec 07   On this day in history 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   Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1872 birth of paul Graener, composer  

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   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1872 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

Mar 04   In the year 1872 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   In the year 1872 death of zeng Guofan, Chinese politician and general (b. 1811)  

Mar 30   Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1872 death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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