Historical Events Happened In 1878
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 In the year 1878 sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
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 In the year 1878 umberto I becomes King of Italy.
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1878.
Jan 14 On this day in history uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
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 In the year 1878 harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
Jan 18 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 In the year 1878 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 In the year 1878 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 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) in the year 1878.
Jan 23 In the year 1878 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 On this day in history turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat
Jan 26 In the year 1878 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 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 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85