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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 15 December 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   On this day in history 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   Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1878 john Wise of Lancaster, PA was the pilot for the maiden flight of a dirigible.  

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

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

Jul 07   On this day in history social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam  

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   In the year 1878 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   In the year 1878 willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist  

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   In the year 1878 robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-1st-Member of parliament (About Plato)  

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

Jul 20   The first telephone introduced in Hawaii on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1878 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   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   In the year 1878 aino J M Kallas, Finnish writer (White Ship, Estonian Tales)  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II) in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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