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Historical Events For 1878

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Jan 01   In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) in the year 1878.  

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   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   On this day in history umberto I becomes King of Italy.  

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   On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer  

Jan 16   On this day in history captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.  

Jan 16   In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Jan 20   On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

Jan 21   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)  

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   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   In the year 1878 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   Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

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

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died 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 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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