Historical Events For 1878
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
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) on this day in history.
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.
Jan 10 In the year 1878 uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.
Jan 14 On this day in history the first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional in the year 1878.
Jan 14 In the year 1878 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 On this day in history 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 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) in the year 1878.
Jan 17 In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)
Jan 18 On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.
Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.
Jan 24 The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
Jan 28 On this day in history 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
Jan 28 First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator in the year 1878.
Jan 28 On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
Jan 29 On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85