Historical Events Happened In 1878
Monday, 22 December 2014
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 08 On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 In the year 1878 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 On this day in history harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) in the year 1878.
Jan 18 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician in the year 1878.
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
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 In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 On this day in history oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
Jan 24 In the year 1878 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 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) in the year 1878.
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 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85