Historical Events Happened In 1878
Friday, 29 April 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 On this day in history alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 On this day in history the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet
Jan 08 In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 17 In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
Jan 18 On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
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 In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.
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 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) on this day in history.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.
Jan 31 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85