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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

Mar 03   Bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)  

Mar 12   In the year 1878 gemma Galgani, Italian saint  

Mar 13   On this day in history oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match  

Mar 13   On this day in history oxford defeats Cambridge in their first golf match  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   In Victoria BC R. B. McMicking demonstrates Victoria's first 2 telephones on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1878 franz Schrecker, composer  

Mar 24   Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1878.  

Mar 24   British frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   Hastings College of Law founded on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1878 carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa)  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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