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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 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 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   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1878 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   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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