Historical Events In 1878
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Dec 12 Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" in the year 1878.
Dec 15 On this day in history hans Carossa, writer
Dec 18 French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1878 anton Lajovic, composer
Dec 25 On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies
Dec 25 In the year 1878 w Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise)
Dec 26 In the year 1878 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia
Dec 26 First US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia in the year 1878.
Dec 26 On this day in history isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)
Dec 26 On this day in history john Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia.
Dec 28 On this day in history jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90
Dec 28 Pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism on this day in history.
Dec 28 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism) on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1878 horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)