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Historical Events In 1872

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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

Nov 29   Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies  

Nov 29   On this day in history indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.  

Nov 30   In the year 1872 1st intl soccer game, Scotland-England 0-0 (Glasgow)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1872 hMS Challenger sets sail on 3½ year world oceanographic cruise  

Dec 07   HMS Challenger sets sail on 3-year world oceanographic cruise on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1872 johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)  

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

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

Jan 06   Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) was born in the year 1872.  

Jan 11   Paul Graener, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66  

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   On this day in history death of frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)  

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