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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Mar 01   On this day in history first winter ascent of Aneto  

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

Mar 02   Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz in the year 1878.  

Mar 03   In the year 1878 bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)  

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   Oxford defeats Cambridge in their first golf match on this day in history.  

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   Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history william Banting, English undertaker, dies  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer  

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   On this day in history sabi Game Reserve, world's first official designated game reserve, opens  

Mar 27   Dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1878.  

Apr 02   In the year 1878 1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper  

Apr 05   Wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1878.  

Apr 06   Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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

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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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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