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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Aug 17   On this day in history richard Upjohn, US architect, died  

Aug 18   On this day in history fritz Brun, composer  

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

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   In the year 1878 joseph John Richards, composer  

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

Aug 30   Paul Hazard, French literature historian in the year 1878.  

Aug 31   In the year 1878 albert Riemenschneider, composer  

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   On this day in history werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr  

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   In the year 1878 cleopatra Needle installed in London  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54)  

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

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

Oct 01   On this day in history othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)  

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

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

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

Oct 12   On this day in history karl Buresch, Austria politician  

Oct 15   Edison Electric Light Company incorporated in the year 1878.  

Oct 15   On this day in history paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)  

Oct 16   Carlos Pedrell, composer in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

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   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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