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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Apr 07   C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06) in the year 1878.  

Apr 08   Rudolf Nelson, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1878 j Coggia discovers asteroid #187 Lamberta  

Apr 12   Richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist in the year 1878.  

Apr 12   William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

Apr 15   Robert Walser, writer in the year 1878.  

Apr 16   On this day in history r E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)  

Apr 21   Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist in the year 1878.  

Apr 21   On this day in history first Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn  

Apr 21   In the year 1878 temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 21   In the year 1878 the ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia  

Apr 22   Kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1878 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram  

Apr 23   In the year 1878 friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies  

Apr 26   On this day in history ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again)  

Apr 28   Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare) in the year 1878.  

Apr 28   The birth of Lionel Barrymore, American actor in the year 1878.  

May 02   On this day in history uS stops minting 20 cent coin  

May 02   On this day in history uS stops minting 20¢ coin  

May 04   On this day in history phonograph shown for 1st time at Grand Opera House  

May 04   On this day in history phonograph shown for first time at Grand Opera House  

May 08   1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)  

May 11   Mr Reyskens, oldest male resident of Netherlands, ever on this day in history.  

May 14   Vaseline is 1st sold (registered trademark for petroleum jelly) on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1878 vaseline is first sold (registered trademark for petroleum jelly)  

May 15   Francisco Pujol, composer on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1878 taylor Holmes, Newark NJ, actor (Tobor the Great, Beware My Lovely)  

May 19   On this day in history adam von Ahn Carse, composer  

May 19   In the year 1878 blanche Kelso Bruce appointed register of treasury by Pres Garfield  

May 19   On this day in history blanche Kelso Bruce appointed register of treasury by President Garfield  

May 21   On this day in history 4th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Carter aboard Day Star wins in 2:37.25  

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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   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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