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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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   Albert Siklos, composer in the year 1878.  

Jun 27   Jean François van Royen, Dutch bibliophile/secretary-general of PTT on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history treaty of Berlin divide Africa up for colonization  

Jul 02   Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   George M Cohan, actor/singer (Phantom Pres, Give My Regards to Bdwy) in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 09   On this day in history an improved corncob pipe patents by Henry Tibbe, Washington, Mo  

Jul 12   On this day in history fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500  

Jul 13   Congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jul 17   Henri Zagwijn, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 22   Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther) in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 24   Lord Dunsany, [Edward JMD Plunkett], Irish sci-fi writer (Time & Gods) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history th to de Weeme, painter  

Jul 29   In the year 1878 don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel)  

Jul 30   German anti-semitism begins during the Reichstag election in the year 1878.  

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

Aug 03   On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer  

Aug 13   In the year 1878 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer  

Aug 14   On this day in history harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

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

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