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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 21 January 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   On this day in history fritz Brun, composer  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1878 american Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, NY  

Aug 23   Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Joseph John Richards, composer on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   The birth of Upton Sinclair, American novelist on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle) in the year 1878.  

Sep 22   Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese PM (most of 1946-54) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   1st Portuguese immigrants arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Francois C Schlumberger, French physicist in the year 1878.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 15   In the year 1878 paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)  

Oct 16   On this day in history carlos Pedrell, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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