Historical Events In 1872
Monday, 11 December 2023
Jan 02 On this day in history canada and the US first share telegraphed weather reports.
Jan 03 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office on this day in history.
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 Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus) in the year 1872.
Jan 11 Paul Graener, composer on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1872 yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years.
Jan 16 Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) on this day in history.
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 California Stock Exchange Board organized in the year 1872.
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 In the year 1872 learned Hand, Albany NY, Chief judge (US Court of Appeals)
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 Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history the birth of Paul Fort, French poet.
Feb 06 On this day in history theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
Feb 07 Alcorn A & M College opens on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1872.
Feb 20 Hydraulic electric elevator patented by Cyrus Baldwin in the year 1872.
Feb 20 On this day in history luther Crowell patents a machine that manufactures paper bags
Feb 20 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history silas Noble &JP Cooley patents toothpick manufacturing machine
Feb 21 Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 in the year 1872.
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 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 Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University in the year 1872.