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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 26 March 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   Albert Siklos, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 george M Cohan, actor/singer (Phantom Pres, Give My Regards to Bdwy)  

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

Jul 05   Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer on this day in history.  

Jul 05   The coat of arms of the Baku governorate was established on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500  

Jul 13   On this day in history congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 19   Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-1st-Member of parliament (About Plato) in the year 1878.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 1st telephone introduced in Hawaii  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history 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   Th to de Weeme, painter in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 30   German anti-semitism begins during the Reichstag election on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1878 aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales)  

Aug 03   On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer  

Aug 13   Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer in the year 1878.  

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

Aug 15   Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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