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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)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1878.  

Jan 18   In the year 1878 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  

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