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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Apr 08   In the year 1878 rudolf Nelson, composer  

Apr 10   On this day in history calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service  

Apr 11   On this day in history j Coggia discovers asteroid #187 Lamberta  

Apr 12   In the year 1878 richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist  

Apr 12   In the year 1878 william M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies  

Apr 15   In the year 1878 harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

Apr 15   In the year 1878 robert Walser, writer  

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   In the year 1878 first Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn  

Apr 21   Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 21   The ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia in the year 1878.  

Apr 22   On this day in history kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1878 lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], Phila, actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare)  

Apr 28   In the year 1878 the birth of Lionel Barrymore, American actor  

May 02   US stops minting 20 cent coin in the year 1878.  

May 02   US stops minting 20¢ coin in the year 1878.  

May 04   Phonograph shown for 1st time at Grand Opera House on this day in history.  

May 04   Phonograph shown for first time at Grand Opera House in the year 1878.  

May 08   In the year 1878 1st unassisted triple play in organized baseball, by Paul Hines  

May 10   Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926) in the year 1878.  

May 11   In the year 1878 mr Reyskens, oldest male resident of Netherlands, ever  

May 14   On this day in history vaseline is 1st sold (registered trademark for petroleum jelly)  

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

May 15   Francisco Pujol, composer in the year 1878.  

May 16   Taylor Holmes, Newark NJ, actor (Tobor the Great, Beware My Lovely) on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1878 adam von Ahn Carse, composer  

May 19   Blanche Kelso Bruce appointed register of treasury by Pres Garfield on this day in history.  

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

May 21   In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.  

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

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   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 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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

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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