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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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

Aug 17   Richard Upjohn, US architect, died on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Fritz Brun, composer in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Aug 27   On this day in history joseph John Richards, composer  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   England's Princess Alice sinks; 645 die in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 1st Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii  

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

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

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

Oct 05   Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

Oct 16   Carlos Pedrell, composer in the year 1878.  

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   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   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   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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 in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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