Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 18 November 2019
Oct 18 In the year 1878 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 In the year 1878 the first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) in the year 1878.
Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher on this day in history.
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 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 Ernest Irving, composer on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
Nov 25 In the year 1878 georg Kaiser, writer
Nov 27 On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.
Dec 01 1st White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 01 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) in the year 1878.
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 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1878 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)