Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer in the year 1878.  

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

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) in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history umberto I becomes King of Italy.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

Jan 15   Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer in the year 1878.  

Jan 16   In the year 1878 captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.  

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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

Jan 21   In the year 1878 egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)  

Jan 22   In the year 1878 canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties  

Jan 22   Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) in the year 1878.  

Jan 23   Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) in the year 1878.  

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   Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.  

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.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden be a better president than Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know