Historical Events In 1878
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) on this day in history.
Oct 21 German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" on this day in history.
Oct 22 The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton in the year 1878.
Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) in the year 1878.
Oct 25 On this day in history ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.
Oct 26 On this day in history australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II) in the year 1878.
Nov 01 In the year 1878 carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)
Nov 01 Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 In the year 1878 henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
Nov 07 In the year 1878 lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
Nov 08 In the year 1878 marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)
Nov 10 In the year 1878 aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow
Nov 13 On this day in history john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
Nov 15 Bela Reinitz, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 17 In the year 1878 first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
Nov 17 Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau) in the year 1878.
Nov 21 In the year 1878 gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
Nov 23 Andre Caplet, composer on this day in history.
Nov 24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian on this day in history.
Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, writer on this day in history.
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 28 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1878 marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78
Dec 01 In the year 1878 1st White House telephone installed
Dec 01 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1878 first White House telephone installed
Dec 03 On this day in history settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
Dec 05 In the year 1878 arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 In the year 1878 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
Dec 09 Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 in the year 1878.
Dec 10 Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972) in the year 1878.