Historical Events For 1878
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1878 sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 In the year 1878 the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet
Jan 08 On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.
Jan 09 Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
Jan 14 On this day in history the first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph.
Jan 14 In the year 1878 uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer in the year 1878.
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer in the year 1878.
Jan 16 Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) on this day in history.
Jan 18 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.
Jan 21 In the year 1878 egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties in the year 1878.
Jan 22 In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 On this day in history oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 Turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat on this day in history.
Jan 26 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1878 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
Jan 28 First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1878 walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85