Historical Events For 1878
Monday, 27 March 2017
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer in the year 1878.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 On this day in history the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 10 In the year 1878 uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1878 captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
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) 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 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
Jan 22 Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.