Historical Events In 1878
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
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 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 in the year 1878.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 umberto I becomes King of Italy.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.
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 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 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 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1878 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 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 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) in the year 1878.
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) in the year 1878.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85