Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 25 March 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule on this day in history.
Jan 06 Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) on this day in history.
Jan 06 The birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet in the year 1878.
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1878 theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
Jan 14 The first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph in the year 1878.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer in the year 1878.
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer in the year 1878.
Jan 16 On this day in history captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
Jan 16 Harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force) in the year 1878.
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) in the year 1878.
Jan 18 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician in the year 1878.
Jan 19 On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
Jan 20 On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 On this day in history egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties on this day in history.
Jan 22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) on this day in history.
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 Turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat in the year 1878.
Jan 26 In the year 1878 a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
Jan 28 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.
Jan 28 First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator in the year 1878.
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85