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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.  

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   Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) in the year 1878.  

Jan 29   In the year 1878 barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil  

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  

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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   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

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   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

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