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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Oct 18   In the year 1878 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   Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) on this day in history.  

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   Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria in the year 1878.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1878 edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)  

Nov 06   Ernest Irving, composer in the year 1878.  

Nov 06   On this day in history henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo  

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   On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow  

Nov 13   John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44) in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)  

Nov 21   In the year 1878 gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice  

Nov 23   On this day in history andre Caplet, composer  

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   On this day in history 1st White House telephone installed  

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

Dec 01   On this day in history first White House telephone installed  

Dec 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500  

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   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   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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