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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Thursday, 29 September 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

Jan 15   In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 17   Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.  

Jan 21   On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)  

Jan 23   On this day in history oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)  

Jan 24   The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 29   Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.  

Jan 31   In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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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   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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  

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