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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Friday, 29 April 2016

Jan 01   On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage  

Jan 11   On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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

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   On this day in history uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional  

Jan 14   Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer in the year 1878.  

Jan 15   On this day in history johanna Muller-Hermann, composer  

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   In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

Jan 18   On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)  

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.  

Jan 25   Turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat in the year 1878.  

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   First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

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

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

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