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Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Events and Trends Technology First use of general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February... // Production of steel revolutionized by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Railroads begin to supplant canals in the United States as a primary means of transporting goods. ... // The First Transcontinental Railroad in the USA is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... // Public flight demonstration of an airplane by Alberto Santos-Dumont in Paris, November 12, 1906. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1872 in archaeology. ... See also: 1871 in architecture, other events of 1872, 1873 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1871 in art, other events of 1872, 1873 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1871 in literature, other events of 1872, 1873 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1871 in music, other events of 1872, 1873 in music and the list of years in music. Events Published popular music Moonlight on the Potomac by John Philip Sousa You Never Miss the Water Till the Well Runs Dry by Harry Linn & Rollin Howard Only a Dream by... See also: Other events of 1872 List of years in science . ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1872. ... See also: 1871 in the U.S., other events of 1872, 1873 in the U.S. and the list of years in the U.S.. Events January 2 - Brigham Young, is arrested for bigamy (25 wives). ... List of state leaders in 1871 - Events of 1872 - List of state leaders in 1873 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kofi Kakari, Asantehene (1867-1874) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King of Burundi (1852-1908) Dahomey - Glele, King of Dahomey (1856-1889) Ethiopia - Yohannes IV, Emperor of Ethiopia (1871... 1871 colonial governors - Events of 1872 - 1873 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1872 List of religious leaders in 1872 List of international organization leaders in 1872 Portugal Angola - José Maria da Ponte e Horta, Governor-General of Angola (1870-1873) Categories: 1872... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is a calendar for a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF). ... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Saturday (dominical letter BA), e. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

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Events of 1872

January - March

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also, Brigham Young University Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was the second prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ... The term polygamy (many marriages in late Greek) is used in related ways in social anthropology and sociobiology and sociology. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Emperor Yohannes IV (c. ... Axum, properly Aksum, is a city in northern Ethiopia. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Elevation The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as The Met, is one of the worlds largest and most important art museums. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Yellowstone National Park is the centerpiece of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the largest intact ecosystem in the Earths northern temperate zone. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, UK A national park is a reserve of land, usually declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (65th in leap years). ... George Westinghouse, Jr. ... Piping diagram from 1920 of a Westinghouse E-T Air Brake system. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (65th in leap years). ... Tichborne Claimant was the 19th century case of Arthur Orton (1834-1898), an impostor who claimed to be missing heir Sir Roger Tichborne (1829-1854). ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (71st in leap years). ... Seven Sisters is a village in the valley of the river Neath, south Wales. ... Approximate extent of South Wales South Wales (Welsh: ) is an area of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (86th in leap years). ... An earthquake is the result from the sudden release of stored energy in the Earths crust that creates seismic waves. ... The main street in Lone Pine retains a frontier look Lone Pine is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. ...

April - June

May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (131st in leap years). ... Victoria Woodhull Victoria Claflin Woodhull (September 23, 1838 – June 9, 1927) was an American suffragist who was one of the early leaders of the American womans suffragette movement in the 19th century. ... For a list of presidents, see list of Presidents of the United States. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Reconstruction was the attempt from 1865 to 1877 in U.S. history to resolve the issues of the American Civil War, when both the Confederacy and slavery were destroyed. ... Ulysses S. Grant[2] (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... The Amnesty Act of 1872 removed voting restrictions and office-holding disqualification against most whites who rebelled in the United States Civil War, except for very high positions. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (traditional) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Government Republic President... June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A trade union or labor union is a continuous association of wage-earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment. ...

July - September

For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... Seal of the Society of Jesus. ... Motto Gott mit Uns (German: God with us”) Anthem Heil dir im Siegerkranz (unofficial) Territory of the German Empire in 1914, prior to World War I Capital Berlin Language(s) Official: German Unofficial minority languages: Danish, French, Frisian, Polish, Sorbian Government Constitutional monarchy Emperor  - 1871–1888 William I  - 1888 Frederick... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... this article concerns in particular the contemporary indigenous peoples and cultures who descend from, or remain, speakers of the Mayan languages of southern Mesoamerica. ... Orange Walk Town is the second largest town in the nation of Belize, with a population of about 14,000. ... Flag Capital Belize City Language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy History  - Established 1871  - Disestablished 1981 Area 22,966 km2 8,867 sq mi Currency British Honduran dollar Flag of British Honduras British Honduras was the former name of what is now the independent nation of Belize and was a British...

October - December

November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Ulysses S. Grant[2] (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American editor of a leading newspaper, a founder of the Republican party, reformer and politician. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... The term womens suffrage is a social, economic and political reform movement aimed at extending suffrage — the right to vote — to women. ... Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a prominent, independent and well-educated American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century womens rights movement to secure womens suffrage in the United States. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... A painting of the Amazon (later renamed Mary Celeste) by an unknown artist. ... November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... Ruins left by the fire The Great Boston Fire of 1872 was Bostons largest urban fire and still one of the most costly fire-related property losses in American history. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Suffolk County Government  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area  - City  89. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonid Meteor Shower A meteor shower, also known as a meteor storm, is a celestial event where a large number of meteors are seen within a very short period. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Indian Nationss Colonial America/United States of America Indian Wars is the name generally used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between the Americans and the Indian Nations. ... The Modoc War, or Modoc Campaign (also known as the Lava Beds War), was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army in southern Oregon and northern California from 1872–1873 . ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American editor of a leading newspaper, a founder of the Republican party, reformer and politician. ... Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was a Union general in the American Civil War and the 18th (1869–1877) President of the United States. ... Summary Incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant was easily elected to a second term in office despite a split within the Republican Party that resulted in a defection of many key Republicans to opponent Horace Greeley. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Hamilton Crescent is a cricket ground located in the Partick area of Glasgow. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic)1 Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II... December 4th redirects here. ... A painting of the Amazon (later renamed Mary Celeste) by an unknown artist. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Willamette Meteorite A meteorite is a natural object originating in outer space that survives an impact with the Earths surface without being destroyed. ... Banbury is a market town in the Cherwell district of Oxfordshire England, which in 1991 had a population of 39,900. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A painting of the Amazon (later renamed Mary Celeste) by an unknown artist. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Challenger Expedition was a scientific expedition that made many discoveries to lay the foundation of oceanography. ... For other places with the same name, see Portsmouth (disambiguation). ... Thermohaline circulation Oceanography (from Ocean + Greek γράφειν = write), also called oceanology or marine science, is the branch of Earth Sciences that studies the Earths oceans and seas. ...

Undated

Louis Ducos du Hauron (b December 8, 1837 at Langon (Gironde) - d August 31, 1920 at Agen) was a French pioneer of color photography. ... An undated color photograph from 1905 to 1915 by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Color photography was explored throughout the 1800s. ... The Metropolitan Police Service (usually just referred to as the Metropolitan Police or the Met) are the police of Greater London, England, with the exception of the square mile of the City of London, which has its own police force, the City of London Police. ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Empire of Brazil Commanders Francisco Solano López José E. Díaz Pedro II of Brazil Duke of Caxias Bartolomé Mitre Venancio Flores Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... The Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition was an expedition from 1872-74 and discovered Franz-Josef Land. ... Central building of the University of Szeged at Dugonics Square The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary and in Central Europe. ... Categories: Stub | 1842 births | 1901 deaths | Climbers | Geologists | Sierra Nevada ... The diamond hoax of 1872 triggered a brief diamond craze along the borders of Wyoming and Colorado, USA. In 1871, would-be-prospectors and cousins Philip Arnold and John Slack traveled to San Francisco. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) — an English novelist, short story writer, and poet of the naturalist movement — delineated characters struggling against their passions and circumstances. ... Under the Greenwood Tree is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published anonymously in 1872. ... This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ...

Births

1872 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1872
MDCCCLXXII
Ab urbe condita 2625
Armenian calendar 1321
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Bahá'í calendar 28 – 29
Buddhist calendar 2416
Chinese calendar 4508/4568-11-21
(辛未年十一月廿一日)
— to —
4509/4569-12-2
(壬申年十二月初二日)
Coptic calendar 1588 – 1589
Ethiopian calendar 1864 – 1865
Hebrew calendar 5632 – 5633
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1927 – 1928
 - Shaka Samvat 1794 – 1795
 - Kali Yuga 4973 – 4974
Holocene calendar 11872
Iranian calendar 1250 – 1251
Islamic calendar 1288 – 1289
Japanese calendar Meiji 5

(明治5年) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar & Hindu Calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church. ... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ‎) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar is a proposal for a calendar reform which aims to solve a number of problems with the current Gregorian Calendar. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ‎) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: گاه‌شماری هجري قمری ‎ Gāhshomāri-ye hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Meiji (明 bright, brilliant æ²» reign, government) may refer to: Meiji Restoration, the revolution that ushered in the Meiji Era Meiji period - the period in Japanese history when the Meiji Emperor reigned Emperor Meiji of Japan - Mutsuhito, the Meiji Emperor, who reigned during Meiji Era Meiji Constitution - ie. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2532
(皇紀2532年)
 - Jōmon Era 11872
Julian calendar 1917
Korean calendar 4205
Thai solar calendar 2415
* Last year on the Japanese calendar was in use a lunisolar calendar.
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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... A lunisolar calendar is a calendar whose date indicates both the moon phase and the time of the solar year. ...

January - June

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 359 days (360 in leap years) remaining. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин, Aleksandr Nikolaevič Skrjabin; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian modernist composer and pianist. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gotse Delchev Gotse Delchev or Goce Delčev (Гоце Делчев; 1872-1903) was an important 19th century revolutionary figure in Ottoman Macedonia region and Thrace. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerome Francis Donovan (February 1, 1872 - November 2, 1949) was a United States Representative from New York. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (67th in leap years). ... Piet Mondrian in his studio in 1941 photographed by Arnold Newman Pieter Cornelis (Piet) Mondriaan, after 1912 Mondrian, (pronounced: Pete Mon-dree-on, IPA: ) (b. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Harry Payne Whitney was a businessman, horsebreeder and the husband of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (139th in leap years). ... Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell OM FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970), was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician and advocate for social reform. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Heath Robinson (May 31, 1872 - September 13, 1944) was a British cartoonist and illustrator, who signed himself W. Heath Robinson. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... George Carpenter (June 20, 1872 – April 9, 1948) was the 5th General of The Salvation Army (1939-1946). ... The Salvation Army is a Evangelist Christian denomination, a charity and a social services organization. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was a seminal American poet of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...

July - December

July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Louis Blériot Louis Blériot (July 1, 1872 in Cambrai - August 2, 1936 in Paris) was a French inventor and engineer, who performed the first flight over a large body of water in a heavier-than-air craft. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... John Calvin Coolidge Jr. ... For a list of presidents, see list of Presidents of the United States. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (1872-1928) Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (July 16, 1872 – c. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Haakon VII, King of Norway, (born as Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel or Prince Carl of Denmark) (August 3, 1872 – September 21, 1957), was the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the personal union with Sweden. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Joseph August, Archduke of Austria HI & RH Joseph August Viktor Klemens Maria, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia (9 August 1872-6 July 1962), son of Joseph of Austria (1833-1905) and his wife Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1846-1927). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Manuel Bill Johnson (August 10, 1872 – December 3, 1972), was a United States jazz musician, considered the father of the slap style of string bass playing. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Richard Willstätter Richard Martin Willstätter (August 13, 1872 – August 3, 1942) was a German chemist whose study of the structure of chlorophyll and other plant pigments won him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. ... The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: ) are awards in Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physiology or Medicine and Economics. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Sri Aurobindo (Bangla: শ্রী অরবিন্দ Sri Ôrobindo, Sanskrit: श्री अरविन्द SrÄ« Aravinda) (August 15, 1872–December 5, 1950) was an Indian/Hindu nationalist, scholar, poet, mystic, evolutionary philosopher, yogi and guru [1]. After a short political career in which he became one of leaders of the early movement for the freedom of India from... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Aubrey Beardsley Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (August 21, 1872 – March 16, 1898) was an influential English illustrator, and author. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harlan Fiske Stone (October 11, 1872 – April 22, 1946) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as the dean of Columbia Law School, Attorney General of the United States, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and later Chief Justice of the United States. ... The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the United States, and presides over the Supreme Court of the United States. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... John McCrae Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist, soldier during World War I and a surgeon during the battle of Ypres. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Don Perosi with his Sistine Choir (c. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (359th in leap years). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Sir Ralph Norman Angell Lane (December 26, 1872 – October 7, 1967) was a British lecturer, writer, and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...

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Charles Greely Abbot, 1872–1973, was an American astrophysicist, born in Wilton, N.H. He was acting director in 1896 and director in 1907 of the astrophysical observatory of the Smithsonian Institution; he was secretary of the institution from 1928 to 1944 when he became a research associate. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...

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January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Big Jim Fisk (April 1, 1834 _ January 6, 1872), American financier, was born in Bennington, Vermont. ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (January 15, 1791 - January 21, 1872), Austrian dramatic poet, was born in Vienna. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... William Wentworth For the Australian politician, see William Wentworth IV William Charles Wentworth (early 1790 – 20 March 1872), Australian explorer, journalist and politician, was one of the leading figures of early colonial New South Wales. ... Year 1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... John Frederick Denison Maurice (August 29, 1805 - April 1, 1872) was an English theologian. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Portrait of Samuel F. B. Morse by Mathew Brady, between 1855 and 1865 Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American inventor, and painter of portraits and historic scenes; he is most famous for inventing the electric telegraph and Morse code. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... StanisÅ‚aw Moniuszko StanisÅ‚aw Moniuszko (b. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Johan Rudolf Thorbecke (January 14, 1798 - June 4, 1872) was one of the most important Dutch politicians. ... Year 1798 (MDCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... Élie-Frédéric Forey (January 10, 1804 - June 20, 1872) was a Marshal of France. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

July - December

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July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Benito Pablo Juárez García () (March 21, 1806 – July 18, 1872) was a Zapotec Amerindian who served five terms [1] (1858–1861), (1861–1865), (1865–1867), (1867–1871), and (1871–1872), as President of Mexico. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Karl XV (Karl Ludvig Eugén) (May 3, 1826 – September 18, 1872) was King of Sweden and Norway (where he was known as Karl IV) from 1859 until his death. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the Gregorian calendar (254th in leap years). ... Avram Iancu Avram Iancu (Janko Avram in Hungarian; 1824, in Vidra [de Sus], today Avram Iancu in Alba county, Romania—September 10, 1872, in the same area) was a Transylvanian Romanian lawyer who played an important role in the local chapter of the Austrian Empire Revolutions of 1848-1849. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach (July 28, 1804 - September 13, 1872), German philosopher, fourth son of the eminent jurist Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, was born in Landshut, Bavaria and died in Rechenberg (since 1899 a district of Nuremberg). ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 30, 1811 – October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and literary critic. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mary Somerville Mary Somerville (December 26, 1780 – November 28, 1872) was a Scottish science writer and polymath, at a time when womens participation in science was discouraged. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American editor of a leading newspaper, a founder of the Republican party, reformer and politician. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mary Anne Disraeli, 1st Viscountess Beaconsfield (11 November 1792 - 15 December 1872), born Mary Anne Evans, married Wyndham Lewis and then, after her first husbands death, Benjamin Disraeli. ... Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (December 21, 1804 - April 24, British Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and author. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ...

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Mercator Cooper (September 29, 1803 - Spring 1872) was a captain who is credited with the first formal American visit to Tokyo and the first formal landing on the mainland East Antarctica. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

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1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar.
May 10 - Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States, although she is a year too young to qualify and does not appear on the ballot.
November 9 - Great Boston Fire of 1872: In Boston, Massachusetts, a large fire begins to burn on Lincoln Street (the two day event destroyed about 65 acres (0.3 km²) of city, 776 buildings, much of the financial district and caused US$60 million in damage).
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