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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

May 21   Glenn Hammond Curtiss, US, inventor (hydroplane) on this day in history.  

May 22   Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52 in the year 1878.  

May 23   On this day in history attorney John Henry Smyth named minister to Liberia  

May 23   Atty John Henry Smyth named minister to Liberia in the year 1878.  

May 24   In the year 1878 cA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  

May 24   On this day in history cA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  

May 24   Lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954) in the year 1878.  

May 25   In the year 1878 bill "Bojangles" Robinson, actor (Stormy Weather, Little Colonel)  

May 25   In the year 1878 gilbert &Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore" premieres in London  

May 25   Gilbert/Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore," premieres in London in the year 1878.  

May 27   6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75 on this day in history.  

May 27   Australia Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19 in the year 1878.  

May 27   Carlo Marsili, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 31   German battleship Grosser Kurfürst sinks, 284 killed on this day in history.  

May 31   German battleship Grosser Kurfurst sinks, 284 killed in the year 1878.  

May 31   On this day in history uS Congress accept decrease in dollar circulation  

Jun 01   In the year 1878 john Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)  

Jun 04   Cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes in the year 1878.  

Jun 04   On this day in history frank N D Buchman, US theologist (Moral Rearmament)  

Jun 04   On this day in history turkey turns Cypress over to the British.  

Jun 05   Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history the birth of Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary  

Jun 06   On this day in history gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70  

Jun 08   In the year 1878 12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5  

Jun 11   DC is given a new govt by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog) in the year 1878.  

Jun 13   Congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization on this day in history.  

Jun 15   1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1878 the first attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground  

Jun 17   Albert Thomas, French socialist politician on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1878 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #188 Menippe  

Jun 19   On this day in history james M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

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   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   In the year 1878 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   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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