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