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)