Historical Events In 1878
Saturday, 26 September 2020
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1878 alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
Jan 04 In the year 1878 sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
Jan 06 In the year 1878 carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)
Jan 06 In the year 1878 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 Umberto I becomes King of Italy on this day in history.
Jan 09 Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Jan 10 US Senate proposes female suffrage on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 In the year 1878 ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)
Jan 14 On this day in history the first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph.
Jan 14 US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer
Jan 15 In the year 1878 johanna Muller-Hermann, composer
Jan 16 On this day in history 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) in the year 1878.
Jan 18 On this day in history hendrik Baels, Belgian politician
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) in the year 1878.
Jan 21 In the year 1878 egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
Jan 22 On this day in history canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties
Jan 22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool) on this day in history.
Jan 23 Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom) in the year 1878.
Jan 24 On this day in history the revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
Jan 25 On this day in history turkish steamer becomes the first ship to be sunk by a torpedo, fired from a Russian boat
Jan 26 On this day in history a W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)
Jan 28 On this day in history 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)
Jan 28 First telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator on this day in history.
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1878 barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
Feb 01 In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85