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Historical Events In 1878

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Oct 18   James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) in the year 1878.  

Oct 21   On this day in history german republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"  

Oct 22   On this day in history the first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.  

Oct 24   On this day in history hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)  

Oct 25   On this day in history ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89  

Oct 25   Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.  

Oct 26   In the year 1878 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) in the year 1878.  

Nov 01   In the year 1878 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   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   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   On this day in history john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice  

Nov 23   Andre Caplet, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1878 mark N Tod, English classicist/historian  

Nov 25   Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.  

Nov 27   On this day in history mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   1st White House telephone installed in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel  

Dec 05   Arrigo Pedrollo, composer in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   In the year 1878 birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born on this day in history.  

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   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 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   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   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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