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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

Jan 09   Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1878 oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

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   On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

Jan 21   On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)  

Jan 22   On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1878 oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)  

Jan 24   On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.  

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   In the year 1878 a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 31   On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist  

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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   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   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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