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Famous Birthdays In 1878

Friday, 27 November 2020

Jan 01 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 01 On this day in history birth of edwin Franko Goldman, composer

Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born on this day in history.

Jan 04 Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 06 Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.

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 on this day in history.

Jan 13 In the year 1878 birth of lionel Groulx, Canadian nationalist (d. 1967)

Jan 14 On this day in history birth of victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer

Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer was born in the year 1878.

Jan 16 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) was born on this day in history.

Jan 16 In the year 1878 birth of henry Dewitt "Harry" Carey II, US actor (Informer)

Jan 16 Robert Garbe, German poet (Gorniek) was born on this day in history.

Jan 17 On this day in history birth of oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)

Jan 18 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician was born on this day in history.

Jan 19 In the year 1878 birth of herbert Chapman, English football player and manager (d. 1934)

Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) was born on this day in history.

Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 22 On this day in history birth of francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator

Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 23 Rutland Boughton, composer was born on this day in history.

Jan 25 In the year 1878 birth of ernst Alexanderson, Swedish-born television pioneer (d. 1975)

Jan 26 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) was born in the year 1878.

Jan 28 In the year 1878 birth of walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)

Jan 29 On this day in history birth of barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil

Jan 30 Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.

Jan 31 On this day in history birth of willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist

Feb 01 On this day in history birth of hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate

Feb 01 In the year 1878 birth of milan Hodža, Slovak politician (d. 1944)

Feb 02 In the year 1878 birth of alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (d. 1955)

Feb 02 On this day in history birth of christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake)

Feb 03 Joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28) was born in the year 1878.

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Famous Deaths In 1878

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 07 On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)

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

Jan 18 In the year 1878 death of antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)

Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.

Feb 01 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85

Feb 07 Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 on this day in history.

Feb 08 On this day in history 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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