1872

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This article is about the year 1872.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday (dominical letter BA) of the Julian calendar, the 1872nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 872nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1870s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1872 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

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  • In the aftermath of the Paraguayan War, the new government of Paraguay makes peace with Brazil, grants reparations and territorial concessions.
  • The Kolozsvári Egyetem, predecessor of the University of Szeged, is founded.
  • A conscription law, modeled on the French version, is issued in Japan.
  • Universal public schools are called for in Japan.
  • The first Marist Brothers arrive in Australia.
  • Alfred B. Miller and Elmer Crockett found the South Bend Tribune in the United States.
  • Founding of ST Dupont, a French manufacturer of luxury goods.

Births

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Deaths

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July–December

References

  1. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. "Origins of Labour Day". The Canadian Encyclopedia. 
  4. Olson, Donald W. (2014). "Dating Impression, Sunrise". Monet's Impression, Sunrise: the biography of a painting. Paris: Éditions Hazan; Musée Marmottan Monet. pp. 80–105. ISBN 978-0-300-21088-0. 
  5. Londonhearts.com summary

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