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Historical Events In 1878

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Dec 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1878 anton Lajovic, composer  

Dec 25   Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   In the year 1878 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   Isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   John Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia in the year 1878.  

Dec 28   Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1878.  

Dec 28   On this day in history pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism  

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) on this day in history.  

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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   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline Genée, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  

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

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born in the year 1878.  

Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07   François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) died in the year 1878.  

Jan 09   In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57  

Jan 18   Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  

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   In the year 1878 pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85  

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

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