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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 14 November 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   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   In the year 1878 american Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1878 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   Albert Riemenschneider, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18 in the year 1878.  

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

Sep 12   Friedrich August von Alberti, geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes) in the year 1878.  

Sep 17   In the year 1878 vincenzo Tommasini, composer  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle)  

Sep 22   In the year 1878 shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54)  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Oct 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history carlos Pedrell, composer  

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

Oct 18   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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