Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Oct 18 On this day in history james Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)
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 On this day in history hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.
Oct 26 Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
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) in the year 1878.
Nov 06 In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo on this day in history.
Nov 07 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history bela Reinitz, composer
Nov 17 First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy on this day in history.
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 Andre Caplet, composer on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1878 mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
Dec 01 In the year 1878 arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
Dec 01 On this day in history first White House telephone installed
Dec 03 In the year 1878 settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
Dec 05 In the year 1878 arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.