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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.  

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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   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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