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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Mar 01   First winter ascent of Aneto on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 14   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 24   On this day in history 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   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   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   Jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

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   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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