Historical Events For 1878
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
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 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 In the year 1878 umberto I becomes King of Italy.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 On this day in history ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
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 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer in the year 1878.
Jan 15 In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer
Jan 16 Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.
Jan 16 In the year 1878 harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
Jan 18 In the year 1878 hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 In the year 1878 egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 In the year 1878 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 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) on this day in history.
Jan 28 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85