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Historical Events In 1878

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Dec 12   On this day in history joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"  

Dec 15   In the year 1878 hans Carossa, writer  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  

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 in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1878 henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  

Feb 01   On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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