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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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   On this day in history wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match  

Mar 13   Oxford defeats Cambridge in their first golf match in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 william Banting, English undertaker, dies  

Mar 20   Postmaster-General John Delaney and meteorologist John Higgins install Newfoundland's first telephone in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1878 in Victoria BC R. B. McMicking demonstrates Victoria's first 2 telephones  

Mar 23   Franz Schrecker, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1878 british frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost  

Mar 24   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer  

Mar 25   On this day in history 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   Sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 31   In the year 1878 jack Johnson,1st black heavyweight boxing champ (1908-1915)  

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

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

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

Apr 05   Wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 07   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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