1872

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January 24, 2022

1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a year that, according to the Gregorian calendar, began on Monday.

Events

May 25 and 26 - One of the worst floods documented in the Czech lands has hit western and central Bohemia.

Czechia

April 18, 20 and 22 - Provincial elections in the Czech Republic May 18 - Emil Holub departs on his first trip to South Africa December 12 - Transport on the České Budějovice - Linz horse-drawn railway ended

World

January 12 - Coronation of John IV. Ethiopian February 20 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York March 1 - The world's first national park is declared - Yellowstone National Park March 16 - The first year of the English FA Cup, the oldest club football competition in the world, takes place Austro-Hungarian expedition to the North Pole

Science and art

November 12 - Bedřich Smetana completed work on his 4th opera Libuše. The opera was originally intended for the intended coronation of Emperor Francis Joseph I by the Czech king. November 22 - Austrian playwright Franz Grillparzer premieres his play Die Judin von Toledo in Prague The Journal for the Cultivation of Mathematics and Physics was established, the very first mathematical journal in Austria-Hungary, published by the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists

Books

Vítězslav Hálek - In nature Lajos Hevesi - The Adventures of András Jelky Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - In the Dark Mirror Friedrich Nietzsche - The birth of tragedy from the spirit of music Jules Verne - The Adventures of Three Russians and Three Englishmen Jules Verne - Dr. Ox

Birth

For an automatic alphabetical list, see Category: Births 1872

Česko

January 3 - Ladislav Jan Živný, bibliographer († March 17, 1949) January 5 - Otakar Mařák, opera singer († July 2, 1939) January 7 - Anton Witek, Czech-German violinist († August 19, 1933) January 12 Géza Grosschmid, Czechoslovak politician of Hungarian nationality († April 4, 1933) Josef Hanuš, chemist († December 24, 1955) January 14 - Antonín Hudeček, painter († August 11, 1941) January 22 - Ferdinand Proud, Catholic dignitary († March 4, 1949) January 27 - Josef Jahoda, educator, journalist and writer († December 16, 1946) January 28 - Eduard Schönbach-Nitsche, canon of the Cathedral Chapter of St. Štěpán in Litoměřice († March 13, 1951) February 5 - Géza Szüllő, Czechoslovak politician of Hungarian nationality († July 28, 1957) February 6 Otto Faster, publisher, translator, composer and writer († 26 June 1907) František Novák, politician († October 12, 1940) February 8 - János Richter, politician († May 18, 1934) February 17 - Jan Preisler, painter († April 27, 1918) February 18 - Jiří Pichl, politician († December 20, 1952) February 24 - Alois Dryák, architect († June 6, 1932) February 26 - Václav Johanis, Minister for the Supply of the People († June 19, 1939) March 3 - Jaroslav Panuska, painter († August 1, 1958) March 10 - Ctibor Bezděk, physician, writer, pacifist, philanthropist († February 22, 1956) March 11 - Gustav Adolf Procházka, Patriarch of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church († February 9, 1942) March 19 - Josefina Pepa Mařáková, painter († June 19, 1907) March 27 - Richard Fischer, politician († February 4, 1954) April 3 - Otakar Tenant, politician († January 27, 1938) April 5 - Ladislav Novak, Minister of Industry, Trade and Trades († August 29, 1946) April 8 Bedřich Bendelmayer, architect († April 20, 1932) Vojtech Hampl, politician († October 19, 1944) May 1 Ladislav Prokop Procházka, physician, politician, composer and writer] († October 12, 1955) Jan Čančara, politician († December 1, 1957) May 16 - Alois Baeran, Czechoslovak politician of German nationality († 1936) May 19 Anna Schieblová, sister of Tomas Bata († 25. no

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