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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 18 March 2019

Mar 01   First winter ascent of Aneto in the year 1878.  

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

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   On this day in history karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)  

Mar 12   Gemma Galgani, Italian saint in the year 1878.  

Mar 13   Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match in the year 1878.  

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

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   Sir George Gilbert Scott, English architect whose designs include the Albert memorial in Hyde Park, London, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title in the year 1878.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 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   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   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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