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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Friday, 21 November 2014

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

Jan 09   Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 12   In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)  

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   Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Jan 20   Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.  

Jan 21   On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)  

Jan 22   On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties  

Jan 22   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 24   The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg in the year 1878.  

Jan 25   In the year 1878 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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1878 first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator  

Jan 28   On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)  

Jan 29   In the year 1878 barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil  

Jan 31   Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist on this day in history.  

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59