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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet  

Jan 08   On this day in history secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley  

Jan 09   Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 10   US Senate proposes female suffrage in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional in the year 1878.  

Jan 14   In the year 1878 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

Jan 15   On this day in history johanna Muller-Hermann, composer  

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   On this day in history oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)  

Jan 18   On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Jan 20   In the year 1878 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

Jan 21   Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)  

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   In the year 1878 a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 28   In the year 1878 walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)  

Jan 29   Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.  

Jan 31   In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died 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 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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