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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Mar 01   In the year 1878 first winter ascent of Aneto  

Mar 01   In the year 1878 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   Bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano) in the year 1878.  

Mar 10   In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.  

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   Hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century) in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 16   William Banting, English undertaker, dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1878 thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer  

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

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   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) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 31   Jack Johnson is first black to hold a heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

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

Apr 06   On this day in history prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta  

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

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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