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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

Aug 17   In the year 1878 richard Upjohn, US architect, died  

Aug 18   On this day in history fritz Brun, composer  

Aug 19   In the year 1878 manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, 1st president of Philippines (1935-42)  

Aug 21   In the year 1878 american Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY  

Aug 23   In the year 1878 adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   The first female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1878 jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18  

Sep 12   Cleopatra Needle installed in London on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Upton Sinclair, American novelist on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1878 upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle)  

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

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

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

Oct 01   Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie) in the year 1878.  

Oct 02   Francois C Schlumberger, French physicist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 17   Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Edison makes electricity available for household usage in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.  

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

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