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)