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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Feb 01   Hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 02   Greece declares war on Turkey on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history ossip Gabrilovich, composer  

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 08   Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) in the year 1878.  

Feb 10   Peace of Zanjón on this day in history.  

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   First weekly Weather report published in UK on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer/conductor (Peter Schlemihl)  

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

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   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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

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   In the year 1878 thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph)  

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

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   In the year 1878 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)  

Feb 21   Fritz Cortolezis, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 21   The first U.S. telephone directory is distributed (District Telephone Co., New Haven, CT) in the year 1878.  

Feb 22   Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1878.  

Feb 22   Greenback Labor Party formed (Toledo OH) in the year 1878.  

Feb 22   Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio) in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born on this day in history.  

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   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

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   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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