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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Jan 01   In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet  

Jan 08   On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 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   US Senate proposes female suffrage in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) on this day in history.  

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   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   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) in the year 1878.  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   On this day in history first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator  

Jan 28   Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

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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