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Historical Events In 1878

Friday, 24 May 2019

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Aug 21   American Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY in the year 1878.  

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

Aug 27   Joseph John Richards, composer in the year 1878.  

Aug 28   George Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1878 paul Hazard, French literature historian  

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

Sep 02   Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr in the year 1878.  

Sep 03   England's Princess Alice sinks; 645 die on this day in history.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history cleopatra Needle installed in London  

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

Sep 16   Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1878 first Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii  

Oct 01   Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1878 francois C Schlumberger, French physicist  

Oct 05   On this day in history louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)  

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

Oct 12   Karl Buresch, Austria politician in the year 1878.  

Oct 15   Edison Electric Light Company incorporated on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Carlos Pedrell, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai in the year 1878.  

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 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   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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