Historical Events In 1878
Thursday, 14 November 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 Anton Lajovic, composer on this day in history.
Dec 25 Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies in the year 1878.
Dec 25 W Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise) on this day in history.
Dec 26 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 john Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia.
Dec 28 In the year 1878 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90
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)