Historical Events Happened In 1878
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.
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 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.
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 US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.
Jan 11 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
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 The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 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 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) in the year 1878.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.
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.