Historical Events In 1878
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) in the year 1878.
Oct 21 German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" in the year 1878.
Oct 22 On this day in history the first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
Oct 24 In the year 1878 hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1878 nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher
Oct 26 In the year 1878 australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
Nov 01 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936) on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
Nov 06 Ernest Irving, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 06 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo in the year 1878.
Nov 07 In the year 1878 lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
Nov 08 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) in the year 1878.
Nov 10 Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow in the year 1878.
Nov 13 On this day in history john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
Nov 15 Bela Reinitz, composer on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
Nov 17 In the year 1878 grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
Nov 21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1878 andre Caplet, composer
Nov 24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian in the year 1878.
Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
Nov 28 In the year 1878 marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78
Dec 01 1st White House telephone installed on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1878 arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
Dec 01 First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 03 On this day in history settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
Dec 05 On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500
Dec 10 On this day in history rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)