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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

Jun 25   On this day in history jean Gallon, composer  

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

Jul 02   Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1878 treaty of Berlin amended terms of Treaty of San Stefano  

Jul 15   Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist in the year 1878.  

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

Jul 17   Henri Zagwijn, composer in the year 1878.  

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) in the year 1878.  

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) 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   Th to de Weeme, painter in the year 1878.  

Jul 29   Don Marquis, Ill, journalist/poet (archy & mehitabel) in the year 1878.  

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   Constantino Gaito, composer in the year 1878.  

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

Aug 14   Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else) in the year 1878.  

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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