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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Jun 25   In the year 1878 jean Gallon, composer  

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   On this day in history francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61  

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

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

Jul 07   Social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 12   Fever epidemic in New Orleans begin, it will kill 4,500 in the year 1878.  

Jul 13   In the year 1878 congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends  

Jul 13   In the year 1878 treaty of Berlin amended terms of Treaty of San Stefano  

Jul 15   In the year 1878 willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist  

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 1st telephone introduced in Hawaii  

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

Jul 22   On this day in history 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   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   Th to de Weeme, painter on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1878 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) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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