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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 17 June 2019

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   Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.  

Jan 24   In the year 1878 the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.  

Jan 25   On this day in history turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)  

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1878 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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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