From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
March 10 » The first Azerbaijani play "The Adventures of the Vizier of the Khan of Lenkaran" prepared by Akhundov was performed by Hassan-bey Zardabi and dramatist and Najaf-bey Vezirov.
April 1 » The White Star steamer RMSAtlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, killing 547 in one of the worst marine disasters of the 19th century.
June 5 » Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.
June 18 » Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.
August 4 » American Indian Wars: While protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer clashes for the first time with the Cheyenne and Lakota people near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed.
August 30 » Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Josef Land in the Arctic Sea.
Weather March 30, 1873
The temperature on March 30, 1873 was about 17.9 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 47%.
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