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.