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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Oct 18   James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) on this day in history.  

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   Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) in the year 1878.  

Oct 25   On this day in history ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89  

Oct 25   Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.  

Oct 26   On this day in history australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.  

Oct 29   Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II) in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer  

Nov 06   In the year 1878 henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo  

Nov 07   In the year 1878 lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)  

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

Nov 10   In the year 1878 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   Bela Reinitz, composer in the year 1878.  

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

Nov 25   Georg Kaiser, writer on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 1st White House telephone installed  

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

Dec 01   In the year 1878 first White House telephone installed  

Dec 03   On this day in history settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel  

Dec 05   In the year 1878 arrigo Pedrollo, composer  

Dec 07   In the year 1878 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)  

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) in the year 1878.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

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