Historical Events In 1878
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dec 12 On this day in history joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"
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 Anton Lajovic, composer in the year 1878.
Dec 25 Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies in the year 1878.
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 in the year 1878.
Dec 26 First US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia in the year 1878.
Dec 26 In the year 1878 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 Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1878.
Dec 28 In the year 1878 pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism
Dec 28 On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)
Dec 31 In the year 1878 horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)