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  1872 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1872   (928 words)

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Luminous haze and streamers in the northwest 1872 5 12 CHARLOTTE VERMONT crimson aurora 8.
1872 7 27 LUNENBURG MASSACHUSETTS Aurora Borealis from 8.15 to 10 p.m.
1872 7 27 SOMERSET MASSACHUSETTS Aurora borealis, from 8 to 11-1/2 o'clock p.m.
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 Louisiana Timeline: Year 1872
Pickney Benton Stewart Pinchback is acting governor from December 9, 1872 until January 13, 1873 while Warmoth is impeached.
1872 December 9 Henry C. Warmoth is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors.
L’Union FranÁaise is organized in 1872 to help French families in New Orleans in their transition to life in the United States Drummer and band leader George Vitelle Papa Jack Laine is born.
www.enlou.com /time/year1872.htm   (838 words)

 Labour Day: the holiday that Canada gave the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By the time the landmark parade was organized in 1872 the assembly had a membership of 27 unions, representing wood workers, builders, carriage makers and metal workers, plus an assortment of other trades ranging from bakers to cigar makers.
One of the prime reasons for organizing the demonstration was to demand the release of 24 leaders of the Toronto Typographical Union, who had been imprisoned for "crime" of striking to gain a nine-hour working day.
A few months later, on September 3, 1872, seven unions in the nation's capital organized a parade more than a mile long, headed by an artillery band and flanked by city fireman.
www.nupge.ca /news_2003/n01se03a.htm   (792 words)

 The 1872 North Cascades, WA, Earthquake
PDF Version of the Article - "The December 1872 Washington state earthquake", by William H. Bakun, Ralph A. Haugerud, Margaret G. Hopper, and Ruth S. Ludwin, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.
The 1872 earthquake was thought to have originated in the North Cascades, a rugged area inaccessible for most of the year.
This is a lengthy compilation of newspaper clippings related to the 1872 earthquake and its aftershocks.
www.pnsn.org /CATDAT/northcascades.html   (529 words)

 Earthworks - 1872 Mining Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The General Mining Law of 1872 is an antiquated statute that allows mining companies to take valuable hardrock minerals including gold, silver, and uranium from public lands without royalty payment to the taxpayer -- unlike other mining industries that extract coal, oil or natural gas.
Since 1872 more than $245 billion in metals and minerals has been extracted without payment to the owners - the public, while the coal, oil and gas industries paid $35 billion between 1994 and 2001 alone.
The 1872 Mining Law is the last vestige of public resource giveaways originally enacted to encourage the settlement of the western U.S.
www.earthworksaction.org /ewa/1872.cfm   (633 words)

 Search Results for "1872"
1872 The Reuter Concession granted the right to build future railroads from the Caspian to the south as well as irrigation projects to Baron Julius de Reuter, a German-born...
1872, July 15 The second of two government loans enabled Thiers to pay the German indemnity.
1872 Universal military service, primarily the project of Yamagata Aritomo (1838-1922), was introduced (adopted as policy in Jan. 1873).
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=1872   (273 words)

 HarpWeek | Elections | 1872 Overview
Grant assumed the presidency in March 1869 as America was undergoing the sweeping, unresolved changes of Reconstruction; thus the important and difficult responsibilities of implementing Congress’s Reconstruction Acts fell upon his shoulders.
The movement, with somewhat shifting membership, can be traced from their temporary break with the Republican party in 1872 to their support of Benjamin Bristow for the Republican nomination in 1876 (with a few eventually supporting the Democrat Samuel Tilden) to their bolt from the Republican party in 1884 to support Democrat Grover Cleveland.
On January 24, 1872, U.S. Senator Carl Schurz of Missouri, judging the Grant administration to be irredeemable, issued a call for a national convention of liberals to nominate a candidate for president.
elections.harpweek.com /1872/Overview-1872-1.htm   (1497 words)

 USA-Presidents.Info - Ulysses S. Grant Fourth State of the Union Address
From the foregoing statement it appears that the net reduction of the principal of the debt during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1872, was $99,960,253.54.
The total length of railroad mail routes on the 30th of June, 1872, was 57,911 miles, 8,077 additional miles of such service having been put into operation during the year.
On the 30th of June, 1872, there were on the rolls the names of 95,405 invalid military pensioners, 113,518 widows, orphans, and dependent relatives, making an aggregate of 208,923 army pensioners.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/grant-4.html   (7077 words)

 Seasonal Summary for 1871-1872
Alfred Mellon (12 perfs, 1 Jul 1872 - 13 Jul 1872)
Colonels: Smith (57 perfs, 26 Dec 1871 - 1 Mar 1872), Brown (57 perfs, 26 Dec 1871 - 1 Mar 1872), Jones (57 perfs, 26 Dec 1871 - 1 Mar 1872), Robinson (57 perfs, 26 Dec 1871 - 1 Mar 1872)
Antonio Rebilla: Harwood (23 perfs, 4 Mar 1872 - 30 Mar 1872)
www.emich.edu /public/english/adelphi_calendar/m71s.htm   (4948 words)

 Late 1872
This late example of the 1872 Model American grade is fitted in a very interesting case that has both an inner and an outer bezel on the dial side.
This and many other examples illustrate that the 1872 model was being sold for several years after the introduction of the 1888 model.
During this period the 1872 model 21J watches were the top models available from Waltham, while the 19J 1888 model represented the second grade even though it was marked American Watch Co.
www.awco.org /AWCo/American/Late72   (218 words)

 Boston 1872: Maps & Streets
Today this neighborhood in Boston is known as the Financial District and is considered the heart of downtown Boston as it was in 1872.
The shape of the city blocks in this area have not changed much since 1872, but what certainly has changed is the size of the buildings.
This lithograph was published nationally in Harper's Weekly shortly after the fire of 1872.
www.damrellsfire.com /maps.html   (401 words)

 The General Mining Act of 1872 has left a legacy of riches and ruin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Over the years, public lands the size of Connecticut have been made private under terms of the 1872 law, all for $2.50 to $5 an acre, though not all of it has been used for mining.
In 1872, Congress sold the land cheap because it wanted the West to be settled.
His case was bolstered by the General Accounting Office, the investigative arm of Congress, which issued numerous reports critical of the 1872 law, saying it "runs counter to other national resource policies" while allowing valuable land to be sold at nominal amounts.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /specials/mining26875_mine11.shtml   (4523 words)

 Solids Mineral Resources - 1872 Mining Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Under the General Mining Law of 1872 citizens of the United States or those intending to become citizens are provided the opportunity to explore for, discover, and purchase cetain valuable mineral deposits on public land in the United States.
The General Mining Law of 1872 was in large part passed to permit appropiation of lode deposits.
The local rules of the mining districts of California were in part used as a model for the 1866 and 1872 Acts.
www.blm.gov /ca/bakersfield/1872.html   (792 words)

 Passenger List - Adalia 1872   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are a few examples of passenger manifests filed in cases when the ships did not arrive at the port.
One of these is the SS Adalia (1) of the London Line (2) which is on Quebec film C-4527 for July 4, 1872.
June, 1872 and proceeded to St. Paul's Island, where we arrived at daylight on the 30
www.theshipslist.com /ships/passengerlists/Adalia_1872.htm   (682 words)

 1872 Derringer by IAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This faithful replica of the 1872 Derringer uses parts which are interchangeable with the original Model No. 4 pistol.
IAR, Inc. also produces the 1872 Derringer in a.31 caliber fl powder version to make this gun available to collectors who do not wish to display a cartridge firearm.
Model introduced this Derringer in 1872 using.41 caliber rim-fire cartridges, and retaining the "bird's head" grip design of the old percussion type Derringers.
www.iar-arms.com /1872_derringer.html   (809 words)

 Green Scissors 2001 1872 Mining Law Reform
Under the 1872 Mining Law, mining companies extract minerals from publicly owned lands without paying royalties to the federal government.
This policy differs from federal policy toward the coal, oil and gas industries, all of which must pay royalties for extracting minerals from public lands.
The archaic 1872 Mining Law not only distorts the minerals market, it promotes environmental destruction of public lands because it includes no provisions for environmental protection and elevates mining as the best use of the land, regardless of other potential uses.
www.greenscissors.org /publiclands/1872.htm   (643 words)

 1872 Biog @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
March 26 - Earthquake at Lone Pine, California with an estimated magnitude of 7.2.
November 29 - Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
"1872" results in these other popular encyclopedia sites:
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/1872   (843 words)

 1872 North Cascades Earthquake - WASHINGTON (River Station - Steilacoom) REPORTING LOCALITIES
Oregonian December 30, 1872 B Account appears similar to incident reported at White Bluffs, Washington.
At Yakima City the people rushed out of doors in a great state of alarm with clubs, revolvers and shot guns, thinking the Indians had made a general attack and were tearing up things generally.
Weekly Intelligencer December 16, 1872 A *Daily Pacific Tribune December 17, 1872 c Same appears in Weekly Pacific Tribune, December 21, 1872, not included in this compila- tion.
www.pnsn.org /HIST_CAT/1872/Weston/washington/rvrstation.html   (2992 words)

 China's Dragon Flags 1872 - 1912
The Qing, C’hing, or Manchu Empire banner used by China as a national flag from 1872 until 1890.
In 1890 the shape became rectangular while the basic design features were retained in slightly altered form.
Prior to 1872 the was no national flag for China.
www.geocities.com /Vienna/5047/QINGFLAG.html   (244 words)

 1872 North Cascades Earthquake - BRITISH COLUMBIA (Barkerville - Osoyoos) REPORTING LOCALITIES
Daily British Colonist December 17, 1872 A Duplicate citation of the same dispatch appear in numerous period newspapers and are not included in this com- pilation.
Mainland Guardian December 19, 1872 A Chilliwack Progress August 19, 1915 D Not a period account, data not used in analysis of landslides.
In 1871 it was discovered after the shock of that time, that a big slice of Mount Cheam peak had dropped about one thousand feet.
www.geophys.washington.edu /SEIS/PNSN/HIST_CAT/1872/Weston/bc/barkerville.html   (2569 words)

 Quartermaster Shop Indian War Period Forage Cap
Top quality wool, polished cotton lining with leather brim and sweatband with correct size leather chin strap (1/2" for 1872 and later caps) with brass slide buckle.
The M-1872 cap is shorter in height than the Civil War era Kepi caps.
Enlisted Insignia shown on the caps at left and below are correct pattern for 1872 and later and may be ordered in the insignia section below.
www.quartermastershop.com /iwp_forage_cap.htm   (232 words)

There are some of our citizens who have labored hard for the completion of this edifice of worship, and they merit the best wishes of the public, for the church is certainly one that the citizens will feel proud in having to adorn their town.
And thus the grave has closed over a dark mystery, which in all probability will remain such until that great day when all shall be called upon to give an account for their deeds, good or evil, which they have done upon earth.
Manning, of Cowley, called the convention to order and stated the object to be for the purpose of recommending a candidate for the Judgeship of the 13th Judicial District to a nominating convention.
www.ausbcomp.com /~bbott/cowley/Oldnews/Papersup/winmess.htm   (14725 words)

 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Committee - 1872
Norton was, clearly, a close reader of the local newspapers.
There were plans to construct a railroad bridge from San Francisco to Oakland, and a “Bay Bridge Committee” was hard at work during early 1872 attempting to resolve political problems with the Central Pacific Railroad, as well as San Francisco and Oakland interests, to build such a bridge.
The Bay Bridge Committee lately submitted its report to the Board of Supervisors, in which compromise with the Central Pacific was recommended; also the bridging of the bay at Ravenswood and the granting of railroad facilities at Mission Bay and on the water front.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist2/bbridge.html   (306 words)

 1872 Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Years: 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 - 1872 - 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877
November 5 - Womens suffrage: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time (on November 18 she was served an arrest warrant and in the subsequent trial she was fined $100 - she never paid the fine).
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 of city, 776 buildings, much of the financial district and caused US$60 million in damage).
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/1/18/1872.html   (449 words)

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Within a single operating environment the links are often file names, such links may be Levinson Experimental [Page 2] RFC 1872 Multipart/Related December 1995 represented within a MIME message using content-IDs or the value of some other "Content-" header.
The Type Parameter The type parameter must be specified and its value is the MIME media type of the root body part.
When the objects are stored the linkages may require processing by the application or its receiving agent.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1872.txt   (1586 words)

 1872 North Cascades Earthquake - IDAHO REPORTING LOCALITIES
To the east of here, as far as Elk City, it was felt very plainly,--at Camas Prairie more particularly than elsewhere except at Reed's Ferry, northeast of the latter place, where a correspondent writes, the shock lasted two minutes (?) and was followed by two others of less duration and violence.
Mumford, M.B. December 15, 1872 A Idaho Signal December 21, 1872 A
*Plaindealer December 20, 1872 B Idaho Signal December 21, 1872 A *Washington Standard December 21, 1872 B Walla Walla Union December 28, 1872 B
www.geophys.washington.edu /SEIS/PNSN/HIST_CAT/1872/Weston/idaho/camasprairie.html   (1431 words)

 Buffalo 1866-1885   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jesuits founded Buffalo's first Catholic college and named it after St. Peter Canisius, a distinguished Jesuit theologian, scholar, and educator of the 16th century.
By 1872 the college will have moved to more spacious quarters at Washington and Tupper Streets.
During the summer of 1872, Sheriff Grover Cleveland, upon receipt of a sworn statement from county physician (later Buffalo mayor) Conrad Diehl that they were mentally sound, personally springs the trap on two convicted murderers.
ah.bfn.org /h/1885.html   (2410 words)

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