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1872
August Bebel (first from right) and Wilhelm Liebknecht (standing in the middle) are convicted of high treason in Leipzig because of their opposition to the Franco-German War
In Leipzig treason trial to August Bebel and Wilhelm Liebknecht convicted in the German-French war have called for peace.
Victoria Claflin Woodhull Martin (1838-1927)
Victoria Woodhull is the first woman to run for the US presidency, despite the fact that women do not have the right to vote.
Opening of the picture gallery in 1872
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City opens.
Landscape in Yellowstone National Park
The Yellowstone National Park
is established.
The Albert Memorial in the early 1870s
The Albert Memorial in London opens.
The Tegetthoff near the Barents Islands occupied by the ice, part of a stereo photo
The Austro-Hungarian North Pole expedition begins under the direction of Carl Weyprecht and Julius von Payer .
1872 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1320/21 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1864/65 (September 10-11)
Baha'i calendar 28/29 (March 20/21)
Bengali solar calendar 1277/78 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2415/16 (southern Buddhism); 2414/15 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 76th (77th) cycle

Year of the water monkey 壬申 ( at the beginning of the year metal sheep 辛未)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1234/35 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4205/06 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1250/51 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1288/89 (March 10-11)
Japanese calendar Meiji 5 ( 明治 5 年 ) (from February 9th)
Jewish calendar 5632/33 (October 2/3)
Coptic calendar 1588/89 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 1047/48
Rumi Calendar (Ottoman Empire) 1287/88 (March 1)
Seleucid era Babylon: 2182/83 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2183/84 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1928/29 (April)

Events

Politics and world events

German Empire

Switzerland

Scandinavia

United States of America

economy

Patents

Business start-ups

  • The Italian company Pirelli (tire manufacturing) is founded.

Others

  • January 4th : A decree by the German postmaster general Heinrich von Stephan encourages the establishment of savings and advance payment associations for postal officials (predecessors of the PSD banks ).
  • A Reich law orders the closure of all casinos in the Reich.

science and technology

Scientific expeditions

The crew of the HMS Challenger

Natural sciences

technology

Albert Bridge

Teaching and Research

Culture

Visual arts

Impression, soleil levant , oil on canvas

literature

Music and theater

The Vienna City Theater shortly after it was built

nature and environment

religion

Disasters

  • February 26th : In a major fire, Tokyo's Ginza business district is completely destroyed. Just six days later, the Japanese government decided to rebuild the area in the style of a European boulevard.
  • March 26 : Earthquake of unknown magnitude in Owens Valley , California , USA, kills 27
Photograph of the outbreak by Giorgio Sommer from Naples

Sports

Born

January

Otto Braun, 1930

February

Tomé José de Barros Queirós

March

April

May

June

July

Roald Amundsen, 1913

August

Haakon VII, 1905
Sri Aurobindo;
Photo taken around 1900

September

October

November

December

Exact date of birth unknown

Died

First quarter

Franz Grillparzer

Second quarter

Hugo von Mohl, 1858
Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Third quarter

Ludwig Feuerbach

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of death unknown

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