Historical Events For 1878
Monday, 25 September 2017
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 in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.
Jan 09 Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.
Jan 10 In the year 1878 uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
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 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 In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer
Jan 16 In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.
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) in the year 1878.
Jan 21 On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 In the year 1878 canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
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 Turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator
Jan 28 On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.