What Happened in September 1872

Historical Events

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Sep 10 Karl Marx speaks in Amsterdam

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx
  • Sep 13 12th British Golf Open: Tom Morris, Jr. shoots a 166 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • Sep 14 Britain pays US$15½m for damages during Civil War
  • Sep 17 Phillip W Pratt patents his sprinkler system for extinguishing fires
  • Sep 18 King Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway
  • Sep 21 John Henry Conyers of SC becomes first black student at Annapolis
  • Sep 24 Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg" premieres in Vienna
  • Sep 26 The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) was established in New York City.
  • Sep 29 "3 Fingers" Mackenzie destroys Kwahadi-Commanche village
  • Sep 29 Kiowa-chief Lone Wolf captures Satanta & Big Tree

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Negro trail-blazers)
  • Sep 9 Josef Stransky, composer
  • Sep 10 Josephina "Frieda" Herberich, German actress (Salontiroler, Verdoold Sheep), born (d. 1958)
  • Sep 10 Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, India, cricketer/politician
  • Sep 16 Henriette deVreker-Verschuur, Dutch-Flemish actress (Roze Kate), born (d. 1965)
  • Sep 20 Maurice Gamelin, French generalissimo
  • Sep 22 Luis Villalba Munoz, composer
  • Sep 25 Charles Blake Cochran, English theatrical manager and impresario, born in Sussex, England (d. 1951)
  • Sep 26 Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)
  • Sep 28 Lena Ashwell, British actress and theatrical manager who was the 1st to organize large-scale entertainment for WWI troops at the front, born on the ship Wellesley (d. 1957)
  • Sep 28 Tom Terriss, director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (b. 1783)
  • Sep 7 Antoni Stolpe, composer, dies at 21
  • Sep 13 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68
  • Sep 14 Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer, dies at 48
  • Sep 18 Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies
  • Sep 22 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer, dies at 70