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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 10 May 2021

Mar 01   In the year 1878 first winter ascent of Aneto  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1878 wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz  

Mar 03   In the year 1878 bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)  

Mar 10   In the year 1878 karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)  

Mar 12   In the year 1878 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   Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Forces of the Future) in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1878 thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1878 franz Schrecker, composer  

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   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   On this day in history henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian pres of IOC (1925-42)  

Mar 26   Hastings College of Law founded in the year 1878.  

Mar 26   Sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1878 dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44  

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

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

Apr 01   Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Apr 06   Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta on this day in history.  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 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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