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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 12 November 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   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   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   Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future) on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Mar 21   Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1878 franz Schrecker, composer  

Mar 24   On this day in history albin Masek, composer, dies at 73  

Mar 24   British frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost on this day in history.  

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   Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer in the year 1878.  

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

Mar 26   In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title  

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

Mar 31   Jack Johnson,1st black heavyweight boxing champ (1908-1915) in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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