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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 19 April 2021

Aug 17   Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902) in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

Aug 21   American Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1878 adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 albert Riemenschneider, composer  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

Sep 12   Cleopatra Needle installed in London in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Vincenzo Tommasini, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   The birth of Upton Sinclair, American novelist in the year 1878.  

Sep 20   In the year 1878 upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle)  

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   On this day in history first Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii  

Oct 01   In the year 1878 othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)  

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

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   Edison makes electricity available for household usage on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

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   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

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 on this day in history.  

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