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Historical Events In 1878

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

Feb 02   Christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake) in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 03   Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1878 ossip Gabrilovich, composer  

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   Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Peace of Zanjón on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón  

Feb 10   On this day in history peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres  

Feb 11   In the year 1878 1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms  

Feb 11   In the year 1878 first weekly Weather report published in UK  

Feb 12   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer/conductor (Peter Schlemihl)  

Feb 16   On this day in history silver dollar became US legal tender  

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

Feb 18   In the year 1878 john Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jessie Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.  

Feb 18   Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   Thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph) in the year 1878.  

Feb 19   In the year 1878 thomas Edison patents the phonograph  

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

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

Feb 21   In the year 1878 fritz Cortolezis, composer  

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   Greenback Labor Party formed (Toledo OH) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1878 birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history birth of ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)  

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   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1878 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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