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