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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Monday, 25 July 2016

Jan 01   In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 10   US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johanna Muller-Hermann, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1878 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 hendrik Baels, Belgian politician  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Jan 20   On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

Jan 21   Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.  

Jan 24   In the year 1878 the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.  

Jan 25   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) in the year 1878.  

Jan 29   On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil  

Jan 31   Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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