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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Jun 23   George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history jean Gallon, composer  

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   In the year 1878 francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61  

Jul 03   In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.  

Jul 05   On this day in history joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer  

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

Jul 07   Social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 09   An improved corncob pipe patents by Henry Tibbe, Washington, Mo on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jul 15   On this day in history willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist  

Jul 17   In the year 1878 aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65  

Jul 17   In the year 1878 henri Zagwijn, composer  

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

Jul 20   1st telephone introduced in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history the first telephone introduced in Hawaii  

Jul 22   Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1878 miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jul 26   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 in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel)  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales)  

Aug 03   In the year 1878 constantino Gaito, composer  

Aug 13   On this day in history leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer  

Aug 14   In the year 1878 harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1878 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   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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