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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Mar 01   In the year 1878 first winter ascent of Aneto  

Mar 01   On this day in history gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer  

Mar 02   In the year 1878 wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz  

Mar 03   In the year 1878 bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)  

Mar 10   On this day in history karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)  

Mar 12   On this day in history gemma Galgani, Italian saint  

Mar 13   Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history oxford defeats Cambridge in their first golf match  

Mar 14   On this day in history carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future)  

Mar 15   In the year 1878 hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century)  

Mar 16   Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history william Banting, English undertaker, dies  

Mar 20   Postmaster-General John Delaney and meteorologist John Higgins install Newfoundland's first telephone on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer  

Mar 22   In Victoria BC R. B. McMicking demonstrates Victoria's first 2 telephones on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1878 franz Schrecker, composer  

Mar 24   In the year 1878 albin Masek, composer, dies at 73  

Mar 24   British frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost in the year 1878.  

Mar 24   HMS Eurydice, a training ship, sank in a freak squall off Ventnor, Isle of Wight with the loss of 330 lives. Only 2 were saved on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1878 henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian pres of IOC (1925-42)  

Mar 26   On this day in history hastings College of Law founded  

Mar 26   In the year 1878 sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens  

Mar 27   In the year 1878 dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44  

Mar 27   On this day in history sir George Gilbert Scott, English architect whose designs include the Albert memorial in Hyde Park, London, dies.  

Mar 31   Jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title in the year 1878.  

Mar 31   On this day in history jack Johnson is first black to hold a heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 31   On this day in history jack Johnson,1st black heavyweight boxing champ (1908-1915)  

Apr 01   In the year 1878 carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa)  

Apr 01   In the year 1878 eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56  

Apr 02   1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87  

Apr 06   Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer in the year 1878.  

Apr 06   In the year 1878 prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta  

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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   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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   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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