Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 12 November 2018
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" in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
Nov 01 On this day in history carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)
Nov 01 On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
Nov 06 On this day in history ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo in the year 1878.
Nov 07 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 bela Reinitz, composer
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice in the year 1878.
Nov 23 On this day in history andre Caplet, composer
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 1st White House telephone installed on this day in history.
Dec 01 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) on this day in history.
Dec 01 First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 03 Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel on this day in history.
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 Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 in the year 1878.
Dec 10 On this day in history rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)