Historical Events In 1872
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jan 02 Canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports on this day in history.
Jan 03 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office in the year 1872.
Jan 03 In the year 1872 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 on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1872 edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)
Jan 18 On this day in history paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina
Jan 31 In the year 1872 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 In the year 1872 the birth of Paul Fort, French poet.
Feb 06 On this day in history theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
Feb 07 On this day in history alcorn A & M College opens
Feb 07 Nikolaos "Sokrates" Politis, Greek lawyer/diplomat/foreign minister in the year 1872.
Feb 10 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP) in the year 1872.
Feb 14 1st state bird refuge authorized (Lake Merritt CA) in the year 1872.
Feb 15 In Victoria British Columbia, the Provincial Legislature meets for the first time as a Province of Canada on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin
Feb 20 Luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags on this day in history.
Feb 20 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City in the year 1872.
Feb 20 On this day in history silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine
Feb 21 In the year 1872 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
Feb 22 In the year 1872 1st national convention of Prohibition Party (Columbus Ohio)
Feb 22 On this day in history first national convention of the Prohibition Party (Columbus OH)
Feb 22 In the year 1872 labor Reform Party formed at Columbus OH
Feb 24 John Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles) on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1872 charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University