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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 19 August 2019

Feb 01   In the year 1878 hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate  

Feb 02   In the year 1878 christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake)  

Feb 02   In the year 1878 greece declares war on Turkey  

Feb 03   Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28) in the year 1878.  

Feb 06   Waclaw Gieburowski, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Ossip Gabrilovich, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)  

Feb 10   In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón  

Feb 10   Peace of Zanjón in the year 1878.  

Feb 10   In the year 1878 peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres  

Feb 11   1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history first weekly Weather report published in UK  

Feb 12   Frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1878 frederick Thayer patents the catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)  

Feb 16   Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer/conductor (Peter Schlemihl) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Silver dollar became US legal tender in the year 1878.  

Feb 16   The Silver Dollar was introduced as a U.S. coin on this day in history.  

Feb 17   1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history john Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jessie Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.  

Feb 18   In the year 1878 peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76  

Feb 19   Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Thomas Edison patents the phonograph on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph) in the year 1878.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)  

Feb 21   Fritz Cortolezis, composer in the year 1878.  

Feb 21   On this day in history the first U.S. telephone directory is distributed (District Telephone Co., New Haven, CT).  

Feb 22   On this day in history franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84  

Feb 22   On this day in history greenback Labor Party formed (Toledo OH)  

Feb 22   On this day in history greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio)  

Feb 28   On this day in history uS congress authorizes large-size silver certificate  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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