Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 26 August 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) on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 On this day in history ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
Jan 14 On this day in history the first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph.
Jan 14 In the year 1878 uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
Jan 14 On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
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 In the year 1878 harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator on this day in history.
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist in the year 1878.
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.