Historical Events In 1878
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Jan 01 In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.
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 Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.
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 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 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 On this day in history uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer in the year 1878.
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
Jan 16 On this day in history 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 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 In the year 1878 turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat
Jan 26 On this day in history a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
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 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 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85