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Historical Events In 1878

Friday, 30 September 2022

Aug 17   Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902) in the year 1878.  

Aug 17   On this day in history richard Upjohn, US architect, died  

Aug 18   Fritz Brun, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1878 joseph John Richards, composer  

Aug 28   George Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934) in the year 1878.  

Aug 30   Paul Hazard, French literature historian on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Albert Riemenschneider, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 vincenzo Tommasini, composer  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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) in the year 1878.  

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   Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 05   In the year 1878 louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)  

Oct 09   Robert Warwick, [Bien], Sacramento CA, actor (Falcon's Adventure) in the year 1878.  

Oct 12   In the year 1878 karl Buresch, Austria politician  

Oct 15   Edison Electric Light Company incorporated in the year 1878.  

Oct 15   In the year 1878 paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)  

Oct 16   On this day in history carlos Pedrell, composer  

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

Oct 18   In the year 1878 edison makes electricity available for household usage  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   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   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

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

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   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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