Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Mar 01 On this day in history 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 Karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea) on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1878 gemma Galgani, Italian saint
Mar 13 Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history 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 William Banting, English undertaker, dies in the year 1878.
Mar 20 In the year 1878 postmaster-General John Delaney and meteorologist John Higgins install Newfoundland's first telephone.
Mar 21 Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer on this day in history.
Mar 22 In Victoria BC R. B. McMicking demonstrates Victoria's first 2 telephones in the year 1878.
Mar 23 Franz Schrecker, composer in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
Mar 24 In the year 1878 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 Hastings College of Law founded in the year 1878.
Mar 26 In the year 1878 sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens
Mar 27 In the year 1878 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 In the year 1878 jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title
Mar 31 In the year 1878 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 Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Apr 02 On this day in history 1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper
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 On this day in history prosper Henry discovers asteroid #186 Celuta