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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 19 November 2018

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

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

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

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

Aug 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 paul Hazard, French literature historian  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   In the year 1878 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   Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes) on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1878 vincenzo Tommasini, composer  

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

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

Oct 02   In the year 1878 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 15   Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940) in the year 1878.  

Oct 16   Carlos Pedrell, composer in the year 1878.  

Oct 17   In the year 1878 andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai  

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   In the year 1878 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   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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