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.