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Historical Events In 1878

Friday, 21 January 2022

Aug 17   In the year 1878 reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)  

Aug 17   Richard Upjohn, US architect, died on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1878 fritz Brun, composer  

Aug 19   Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, 1st president of Philippines (1935-42) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history american Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY  

Aug 23   Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1878.  

Aug 27   On this day in history joseph John Richards, composer  

Aug 28   In the year 1878 george Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934)  

Aug 30   Paul Hazard, French literature historian in the year 1878.  

Aug 31   In the year 1878 albert Riemenschneider, composer  

Sep 01   In the year 1878 1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)  

Sep 01   The first female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston) in the year 1878.  

Sep 02   In the year 1878 werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr  

Sep 03   In the year 1878 england's Princess Alice sinks; 645 die  

Sep 09   Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Cleopatra Needle installed in London in the year 1878.  

Sep 12   In the year 1878 friedrich August von Alberti, geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83  

Sep 16   In the year 1878 karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)  

Sep 17   Vincenzo Tommasini, composer in the year 1878.  

Sep 20   In the year 1878 the birth of Upton Sinclair, American novelist  

Sep 20   Upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle) in the year 1878.  

Sep 22   Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   1st Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii in the year 1878.  

Sep 30   On this day in history first Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii  

Oct 01   In the year 1878 othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)  

Oct 02   On this day in history francois C Schlumberger, French physicist  

Oct 05   Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem) in the year 1878.  

Oct 09   In the year 1878 robert Warwick, [Bien], Sacramento CA, actor (Falcon's Adventure)  

Oct 12   On this day in history karl Buresch, Austria politician  

Oct 15   On this day in history edison Electric Light Company incorporated  

Oct 15   Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940) in the year 1878.  

Oct 16   In the year 1878 carlos Pedrell, composer  

Oct 17   On this day in history andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai  

Oct 18   Edison makes electricity available for household usage 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   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   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

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 in the year 1878.  

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