Historical Events In 1878
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Feb 01 In the year 1878 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 Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28) on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1878 waclaw Gieburowski, composer
Feb 07 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer 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 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.
Feb 08 On this day in history martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
Feb 10 Peace of Zanjón in the year 1878.
Feb 10 In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón
Feb 10 Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres in the year 1878.
Feb 11 On this day in history 1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms
Feb 11 First weekly Weather report published in UK on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1878 frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)
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 On this day in history silver dollar became US legal tender
Feb 16 The Silver Dollar was introduced as a U.S. coin in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
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 Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76 in the year 1878.
Feb 19 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph).
Feb 21 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut) in the year 1878.
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 Greenback Labor Party formed (Toledo OH) in the year 1878.
Feb 22 In the year 1878 greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio)
Feb 28 US congress authorizes large-size silver certificate in the year 1878.