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Historical Events In 1878

Monday, 12 November 2018

Dec 12   In the year 1878 joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"  

Dec 15   Hans Carossa, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 18   French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Anton Lajovic, composer in the year 1878.  

Dec 25   On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies  

Dec 25   On this day in history w Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise)  

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1878 isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)  

Dec 26   John Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1878 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90  

Dec 28   Pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism in the year 1878.  

Dec 28   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)  

Dec 31   Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro) in the year 1878.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 in the year 1878.  

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  

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