Historical Events Happened In 1878
Friday, 12 February 2016
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) in the year 1878.
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet in the year 1878.
Jan 08 In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.
Jan 14 In the year 1878 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 On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
Jan 16 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) in the year 1878.
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 In the year 1878 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 On this day in history oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
Jan 24 In the year 1878 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 On this day in history a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
Jan 28 In the year 1878 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
Jan 28 In the year 1878 first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator
Jan 28 On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.