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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jun 23   George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81 in the year 1878.  

Jun 25   Jean Gallon, composer in the year 1878.  

Jun 26   In the year 1878 albert Siklos, composer  

Jun 27   On this day in history jean François van Royen, Dutch bibliophile/secretary-general of PTT  

Jul 01   In the year 1878 treaty of Berlin divide Africa up for colonization  

Jul 02   On this day in history francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 03   On this day in history george M Cohan, actor/singer (Phantom Pres, Give My Regards to Bdwy)  

Jul 03   John Wise of Lancaster, PA was the pilot for the maiden flight of a dirigible on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer in the year 1878.  

Jul 05   The coat of arms of the Baku governorate was established in the year 1878.  

Jul 07   In the year 1878 social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam  

Jul 09   An improved corncob pipe patented by Henry Tibbe, Washington, Mo in the year 1878.  

Jul 09   In the year 1878 an improved corncob pipe patents by Henry Tibbe, Washington, Mo  

Jul 12   Fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends in the year 1878.  

Jul 13   Treaty of Berlin amended terms of Treaty of San Stefano on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist in the year 1878.  

Jul 17   Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history henri Zagwijn, composer  

Jul 19   Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-1st-Member of parliament (About Plato) on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1878 1st telephone introduced in Hawaii  

Jul 20   The first telephone introduced in Hawaii in the year 1878.  

Jul 22   On this day in history lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)  

Jul 23   Miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1878 lord Dunsany, [Edward JMD Plunkett], Irish sci-fi writer (Time & Gods)  

Jul 26   On this day in history in California, the poet and American West outlaw calling himself "Black Bart" makes his last clean getaway when he steals a safe box from a Wells Fargo stagecoach. The empty box will be found later with a taunting poem inside.  

Jul 27   In the year 1878 th to de Weeme, painter  

Jul 29   Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel) in the year 1878.  

Jul 30   In the year 1878 german anti-semitism begins during the Reichstag election  

Aug 02   Aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales) in the year 1878.  

Aug 03   Constantino Gaito, composer in the year 1878.  

Aug 13   In the year 1878 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer  

Aug 14   Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else) in the year 1878.  

Aug 15   In the year 1878 pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 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   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born on this day in history.  

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   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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