Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 04 July 2022
Feb 01 In the year 1878 hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate
Feb 02 Christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake) in the year 1878.
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on this day in history.
Feb 10 Peace of Zanjón on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1878 peace of Zanjón
Feb 10 On this day in history peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres
Feb 11 In the year 1878 1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms
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 On this day in history frederick Thayer patents the catcher's mask (pat # 200,358)
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 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 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 Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph) in the year 1878.
Feb 19 In the year 1878 thomas Edison patents the phonograph
Feb 19 Thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph) on this day in history.
Feb 21 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut) on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1878 fritz Cortolezis, composer
Feb 21 On this day in history the first U.S. telephone directory is distributed (District Telephone Co., New Haven, CT).
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 On this day in history greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio)
Feb 28 In the year 1878 uS congress authorizes large-size silver certificate