Historical Events In 1878
Thursday, 17 October 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet in the year 1878.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 The first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph in the year 1878.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer on this day in history.
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 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
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 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 In the year 1878 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 On this day in history 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.
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.