Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Oct 18 In the year 1878 james Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
Oct 21 In the year 1878 german republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"
Oct 22 The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 On this day in history alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
Nov 01 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936) in the year 1878.
Nov 01 On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
Nov 06 In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 On this day in history henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
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 On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow
Nov 13 In the year 1878 john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
Nov 15 In the year 1878 bela Reinitz, composer
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 On this day in history mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
Nov 25 In the year 1878 georg Kaiser, writer
Nov 27 On this day in history mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
Nov 28 In the year 1878 jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
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) in the year 1878.
Dec 01 In the year 1878 first White House telephone installed
Dec 03 Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel in the year 1878.
Dec 05 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer in the year 1878.
Dec 07 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) in the year 1878.
Dec 09 On this day in history joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500
Dec 10 Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972) on this day in history.