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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   On this day in history victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

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

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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