Historical Events In 1878
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1878 edwin Franko Goldman, composer
Jan 04 On this day in history alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 Sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule in the year 1878.
Jan 06 On this day in history carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 On this day in history the birth of Carl Sandburg, American poet
Jan 08 Secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history umberto I becomes King of Italy.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 On this day in history uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) in the year 1878.
Jan 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional in the year 1878.
Jan 14 In the year 1878 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer in the year 1878.
Jan 16 In the year 1878 captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
Jan 16 On this day in history harry Carey Sr, Bronx NY, actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force)
Jan 17 Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn) on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.
Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) in the year 1878.
Jan 22 Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1878 constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
Jan 23 In the year 1878 oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 In the year 1878 turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat
Jan 26 A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket) in the year 1878.
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) in the year 1878.
Jan 29 Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil in the year 1878.
Jan 31 In the year 1878 willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 in the year 1878.