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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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

Jan 06   The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet in the year 1878.  

Jan 08   In the year 1878 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   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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.  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional in the year 1878.  

Jan 14   On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

Jan 15   Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1878 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) in the year 1878.  

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 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   A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 29   Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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 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 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history 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   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.