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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Oct 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)  

Nov 08   In the year 1878 marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)  

Nov 10   Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow in the year 1878.  

Nov 13   In the year 1878 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   On this day in history grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)  

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

Nov 23   In the year 1878 andre Caplet, composer  

Nov 24   Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history georg Kaiser, writer  

Nov 27   In the year 1878 mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer  

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   1st White House telephone installed in the year 1878.  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history first White House telephone installed  

Dec 03   Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel in the year 1878.  

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   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)  

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

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   In the year 1878 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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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