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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 18 January 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   On this day in history sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1878 the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet  

Jan 08   In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 22   Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)  

Jan 29   Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.  

Jan 31   Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist on this day in history.  

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   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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