Historical Events In 1878
Wednesday, 20 March 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 In the year 1878 anton Lajovic, composer
Dec 25 In the year 1878 anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies
Dec 25 W Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise) in the year 1878.
Dec 26 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia on this day in history.
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 Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1878.
Dec 28 Pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism on this day in history.
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.