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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 21 November 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   On this day in history greece declares war on Turkey  

Feb 03   In the year 1878 joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)  

Feb 06   In the year 1878 waclaw Gieburowski, composer  

Feb 07   Ossip Gabrilovich, composer 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   In the year 1878 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   Peace of Zanjón in the year 1878.  

Feb 10   On this day in history peace of Zanjón  

Feb 10   Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history first weekly Weather report published in UK  

Feb 12   Frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358) in the year 1878.  

Feb 12   Frederick Thayer patents the catcher's mask (pat # 200,358) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1878.  

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

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   In the year 1878 peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76  

Feb 19   Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 in the year 1878.  

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   Thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph) in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 21   Fritz Cortolezis, composer in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

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   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

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

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

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

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