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Historical Events In 1878

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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

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

Aug 23   Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1878.  

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   Paul Hazard, French literature historian in the year 1878.  

Aug 31   Albert Riemenschneider, composer in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18 in the year 1878.  

Sep 12   In the year 1878 cleopatra Needle installed in London  

Sep 12   In the year 1878 friedrich August von Alberti, geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83  

Sep 16   In the year 1878 karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)  

Sep 17   On this day in history vincenzo Tommasini, composer  

Sep 20   In the year 1878 the birth of Upton Sinclair, American novelist  

Sep 20   Upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54) in the year 1878.  

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

Sep 30   First Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)  

Oct 09   In the year 1878 robert Warwick, [Bien], Sacramento CA, actor (Falcon's Adventure)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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 in the year 1878.  

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   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 in the year 1878.  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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