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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Oct 18   James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89  

Oct 25   On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher  

Oct 26   Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria on this day in history.  

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   Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Ernest Irving, composer on this day in history.  

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   Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow in the year 1878.  

Nov 13   John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Bela Reinitz, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   Georg Kaiser, writer on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.  

Nov 28   Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 01   In the year 1878 first White House telephone installed  

Dec 03   Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Arrigo Pedrollo, composer in the year 1878.  

Dec 07   In the year 1878 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)  

Dec 09   Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 in the year 1878.  

Dec 10   In the year 1878 rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 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   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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