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Historical Events In 1878

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Dec 12   Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" in the year 1878.  

Dec 15   Hans Carossa, writer in the year 1878.  

Dec 18   On this day in history french SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed  

Dec 19   On this day in history anton Lajovic, composer  

Dec 25   Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1878 w Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise)  

Dec 26   1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Dec 26   First US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)  

Dec 26   In the year 1878 john Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia.  

Dec 28   In the year 1878 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90  

Dec 28   Pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism in the year 1878.  

Dec 28   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism) in the year 1878.  

Dec 31   In the year 1878 horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)  

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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   In the year 1878 birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1878 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   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 on this day in history.  

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