Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 22 April 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1878 sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
Jan 06 On this day in history carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet on this day in history.
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley in the year 1878.
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.
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 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
Jan 14 In the year 1878 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 In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer
Jan 16 Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
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) 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 On this day in history oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
Jan 24 The revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) in the year 1878.
Jan 29 In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.