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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 10 August 2020

Feb 01   On this day in history hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate  

Feb 02   On this day in history christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake)  

Feb 02   On this day in history greece declares war on Turkey  

Feb 03   In the year 1878 joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)  

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

Feb 07   Ossip Gabrilovich, composer in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Feb 10   Peace of Zanjón on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón  

Feb 10   Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)  

Feb 12   On this day in history frederick Thayer patents the catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)  

Feb 16   Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer/conductor (Peter Schlemihl) in the year 1878.  

Feb 16   Silver dollar became US legal tender on this day in history.  

Feb 16   The Silver Dollar was introduced as a U.S. coin in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones  

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   On this day in history thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph)  

Feb 19   On this day in history thomas Edison patents the phonograph  

Feb 19   On this day in history thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph).  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history fritz Cortolezis, composer  

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

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   Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1878 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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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