Historical Events In 1878
Wednesday, 02 December 2020
Jan 01 Edwin Franko Goldman, composer on this day in history.
Jan 04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history sofia is emancipated from Ottoman rule.
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 In the year 1878 secret meeting of King Leopold II's agent & Henry Morton Stanley
Jan 09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy in the year 1878.
Jan 09 In the year 1878 victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57
Jan 10 In the year 1878 uS Senate proposes female suffrage
Jan 11 On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)
Jan 12 Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional
Jan 14 Victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 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 Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician on this day in history.
Jan 19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.
Jan 20 In the year 1878 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
Jan 21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
Jan 22 Canada wins right to decide whether or not to be included in British trade treaties in the year 1878.
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 In the year 1878 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) on this day in history.
Jan 28 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT) on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history first telephone exchange (New Haven CT) , and George W Coy hired as first full-time telephone operator
Jan 28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron) on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil
Jan 31 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist in the year 1878.
Feb 01 On this day in history george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85