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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Oct 18   James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) in the year 1878.  

Oct 21   German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" in the year 1878.  

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   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   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   Ernest Irving, composer in the year 1878.  

Nov 06   Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo in the year 1878.  

Nov 07   Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium) in the year 1878.  

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   John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history bela Reinitz, composer  

Nov 17   First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy in the year 1878.  

Nov 17   Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau) in the year 1878.  

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

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, composer in the year 1878.  

Nov 24   In the year 1878 mark N Tod, English classicist/historian  

Nov 25   Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.  

Nov 27   In the year 1878 mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer  

Nov 28   Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) in the year 1878.  

Nov 28   Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 1st White House telephone installed  

Dec 01   On this day in history arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)  

Dec 01   First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.  

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

Dec 05   Arrigo Pedrollo, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) in the year 1878.  

Dec 09   Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

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

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

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

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