Historical Events In 1872
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 02 Canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1872 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office
Jan 03 On this day in history the first patent list issued by US Patent Office
Jan 04 In the year 1872 edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder
Jan 06 In the year 1872 alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)
Jan 11 Paul Graener, composer in the year 1872.
Jan 12 Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years in the year 1872.
Jan 16 Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) in the year 1872.
Jan 18 Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami) on this day in history.
Jan 20 Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history california Stock Exchange Board organized
Jan 21 In the year 1872 frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
Jan 21 Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals) on this day in history.
Jan 29 Francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina in the year 1872.
Jan 31 On this day in history zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage)
Feb 01 On this day in history paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose
Feb 01 The birth of Paul Fort, French poet in the year 1872.
Feb 06 On this day in history theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
Feb 07 Alcorn A & M College opens in the year 1872.
Feb 07 On this day in history nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister
Feb 10 On this day in history anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)
Feb 14 On this day in history 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA)
Feb 15 In the year 1872 in Victoria British Columbia, the Provincial Legislature meets for the first time as a Province of Canada
Feb 20 Hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin in the year 1872.
Feb 20 In the year 1872 luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags
Feb 20 In the year 1872 metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City.
Feb 20 Silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
Feb 22 1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio) in the year 1872.
Feb 22 In the year 1872 first national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH)
Feb 22 On this day in history labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH
Feb 24 In the year 1872 john Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles)
Feb 27 In the year 1872 charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University