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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Aug 17   On this day in history reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)  

Aug 17   Richard Upjohn, US architect, died in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Aug 23   On this day in history adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77  

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

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 in the year 1878.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 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   England's Princess Alice sinks; 645 die in the year 1878.  

Sep 09   On this day in history jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18  

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

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   First Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

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   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   Edison Electric Light Company incorporated in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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

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   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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