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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Saturday, 25 October 2014

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

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

Jan 04   Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.  

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   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 umberto I becomes King of Italy.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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   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   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   In the year 1878 harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)  

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

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

Jan 22   Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties in the year 1878.  

Jan 22   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) in the year 1878.  

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59