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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Oct 21   German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" in the year 1878.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1878 hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)  

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   In the year 1878 australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.  

Oct 29   In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)  

Nov 01   Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)  

Nov 06   Ernest Irving, composer in the year 1878.  

Nov 06   Henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo in the year 1878.  

Nov 07   In the year 1878 lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)  

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   On this day in history john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history first assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.  

Nov 17   In the year 1878 grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)  

Nov 21   Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice on this day in history.  

Nov 23   In the year 1878 andre Caplet, composer  

Nov 24   Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian in the year 1878.  

Nov 25   Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.  

Nov 27   Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)  

Nov 28   In the year 1878 marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78  

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   First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500  

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   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 06   Dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born in the year 1878.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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