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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 01   First winter ascent of Aneto in the year 1878.  

Mar 01   Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer in the year 1878.  

Mar 02   Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz on this day in history.  

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   Gemma Galgani, Italian saint on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1878 oxford defeats Cambridge in their first golf match  

Mar 14   In the year 1878 carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future)  

Mar 15   On this day in history hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century)  

Mar 16   In the year 1878 clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi  

Mar 16   William Banting, English undertaker, dies in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 21   Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 23   On this day in history franz Schrecker, composer  

Mar 24   Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 24   On this day in history 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.  

Mar 24   On this day in history top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer  

Mar 25   Henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian pres of IOC (1925-42) in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens  

Mar 27   On this day in history dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44  

Mar 27   In the year 1878 sir George Gilbert Scott, English architect whose designs include the Albert memorial in Hyde Park, London, dies.  

Mar 31   In the year 1878 jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 31   In the year 1878 jack Johnson is first black to hold a heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 31   Jack Johnson,1st black heavyweight boxing champ (1908-1915) on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa) in the year 1878.  

Apr 01   On this day in history eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1878 wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87  

Apr 06   In the year 1878 carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer  

Apr 06   Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta in the year 1878.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   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 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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