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Historical Events Happened In 1878

Friday, 12 February 2016

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 10   On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.  

Jan 14   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)  

Jan 28   In the year 1878 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)  

Jan 28   In the year 1878 first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator  

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   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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