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Historical Events In 1878

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Oct 18   On this day in history james Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)  

Oct 21   In the year 1878 german republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"  

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

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   In the year 1878 nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher  

Oct 26   Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria in the year 1878.  

Oct 29   Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history bela Reinitz, composer  

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

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

Nov 24   Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Georg Kaiser, writer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   In the year 1878 jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)  

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   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   In the year 1878 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   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

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

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   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  

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 in the year 1878.  

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   On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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