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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Wednesday, 04 March 2015

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 on this day in history.  

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   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history umberto I becomes King of Italy.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 10   US Senate proposes female suffrage in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.  

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

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   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   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   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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)  

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)  

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 in the year 1878.  

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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   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   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

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

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.