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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Dec 12   Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1878 hans Carossa, writer  

Dec 18   In the year 1878 french SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed  

Dec 19   Anton Lajovic, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies in the year 1878.  

Dec 25   W Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia in the year 1878.  

Dec 26   In the year 1878 first US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia  

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

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1878 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   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   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  

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

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  

Feb 07   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 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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