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.