Historical Events Happened In 1878
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
Jan 06 Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) in the year 1878.
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet on this day in history.
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.