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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   Greece declares war on Turkey in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 ossip Gabrilovich, composer  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 08   Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón  

Feb 10   Peace of Zanjón on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1878 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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   US congress authorizes large-size silver certificate in the year 1878.  

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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   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   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   In the year 1878 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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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