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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Oct 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher  

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) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer  

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

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

Nov 08   Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1878 first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.  

Nov 17   Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau) on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)  

Dec 01   First White House telephone installed on this day in history.  

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

Dec 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   In the year 1878 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   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 in the year 1878.  

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 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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