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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 12 November 2018

Oct 18   In the year 1878 james Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)  

Oct 21   German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" in the year 1878.  

Oct 22   In the year 1878 the first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.  

Oct 24   Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) in the year 1878.  

Oct 25   Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1878.  

Oct 25   Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.  

Oct 26   Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria in the year 1878.  

Oct 29   In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)  

Nov 01   On this day in history carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)  

Nov 01   On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)  

Nov 06   On this day in history ernest Irving, composer  

Nov 06   Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo in the year 1878.  

Nov 07   Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) in the year 1878.  

Nov 10   On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow  

Nov 13   John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44) in the year 1878.  

Nov 15   In the year 1878 bela Reinitz, composer  

Nov 17   On this day in history first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.  

Nov 17   Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau) on this day in history.  

Nov 21   Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice in the year 1878.  

Nov 23   On this day in history andre Caplet, composer  

Nov 24   Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian in the year 1878.  

Nov 25   In the year 1878 georg Kaiser, writer  

Nov 27   On this day in history mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer  

Nov 28   Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) in the year 1878.  

Nov 28   Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1878.  

Dec 01   1st White House telephone installed on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.  

Dec 03   Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer  

Dec 07   On this day in history akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)  

Dec 09   Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 in the year 1878.  

Dec 10   On this day in history rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)  

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

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   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 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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