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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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

Jun 25   Jean Gallon, composer on this day in history.  

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   Treaty of Berlin divide Africa up for colonization on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer  

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

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

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

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

Jul 12   In the year 1878 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   Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Jul 22   In the year 1878 lucien Febvre, French historian (Un destin: Martin Luther)  

Jul 23   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history th to de Weeme, painter  

Jul 29   Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel) on this day in history.  

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

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   Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer in the year 1878.  

Aug 14   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   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   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 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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