Historical Events In 1878
Thursday, 17 January 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 The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton on this day in history.
Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1878.
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 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 Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history 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 Bela Reinitz, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 17 In the year 1878 first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
Nov 17 On this day in history grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
Nov 21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice in the year 1878.
Nov 23 In the year 1878 andre Caplet, composer
Nov 24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history georg Kaiser, writer
Nov 27 In the year 1878 mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
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 1st White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
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 Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel in the year 1878.
Dec 05 On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 On this day in history akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
Dec 09 On this day in history 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)