Historical Events Happened In 1878
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer in the year 1878.
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 On this day in history sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet on this day in history.
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.
Jan 14 The first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph on this day in history.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional in the year 1878.
Jan 14 On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 16 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) on this day in history.
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) in the year 1878.
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.
Jan 24 The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg in the year 1878.
Jan 25 On this day in history turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat
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 On this day in history first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1878 barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.