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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 10 May 2021

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   In the year 1878 sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.  

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

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   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 in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional  

Jan 14   Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 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   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   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) on this day in history.  

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 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   On this day in history victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 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   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

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

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