Historical Events Happened In 1878
Thursday, 02 July 2015
Jan 01 In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer
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 On this day in history carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 In the year 1878 uS Senate proposes female suffrage
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 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 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
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 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 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 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 28 On this day in history 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
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 In the year 1878 walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 In the year 1878 barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85