Historical Events Happened In 1878
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) in the year 1878.
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 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.
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 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 14 On this day in history uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
Jan 14 In the year 1878 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer on this day in history.
Jan 16 Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
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 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 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) on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1878 oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
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 In the year 1878 a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
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 On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
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