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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 19 February 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   On this day in history sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.  

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

Jan 06   The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 22   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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