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Historical Events In 1872

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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   Cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies in the year 1872.  

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

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

Dec 04   On this day in history the ship Mary Celeste was found adrift with crew missing  

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   Mikulas Moyzes, composer 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 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   HMS Challenger sets sail on 3½ year world oceanographic cruise in the year 1872.  

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   J C Powys, writer in the year 1872.  

Dec 10   Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1872.  

Dec 13   Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut in the year 1872.  

Dec 18   In the year 1872 opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland.  

Dec 20   Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1872.  

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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   In the year 1872 birth of arsen Kotsoyev, Russian writer (d. 1944)  

Jan 16   Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born in the year 1872.  

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   In the year 1872 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   Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1872.  

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

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

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