Historical Events In 1878
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Dec 12 Joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch" in the year 1878.
Dec 15 Hans Carossa, writer on this day in history.
Dec 18 French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed in the year 1878.
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 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 In the year 1878 first US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia
Dec 26 Isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review) in the year 1878.
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)