Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Feb 01 In the year 1878 hattie Wyatt Caraway, politician/teacher/1st woman elected to senate
Feb 02 Christian Gauss, educator/writer (Phi Beta Kappa award namesake) in the year 1878.
Feb 02 On this day in history greece declares war on Turkey
Feb 03 On this day in history joseph Gordon Coates, PM of New Zealand (1925-28)
Feb 06 Waclaw Gieburowski, composer in the year 1878.
Feb 07 Ossip Gabrilovich, composer in the year 1878.
Feb 07 On this day in history pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85
Feb 08 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1878 martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
Feb 10 Peace of Zanjón in the year 1878.
Feb 10 On this day in history peace of ZanjĂłn
Feb 10 On this day in history peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres
Feb 11 In the year 1878 1st US bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms
Feb 11 On this day in history first weekly Weather report published in UK
Feb 12 Frederick Thayer patents catcher's mask (pat # 200,358) in the year 1878.
Feb 12 Frederick Thayer patents the catcher's mask (pat # 200,358) on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1878 selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer/conductor (Peter Schlemihl)
Feb 16 In the year 1878 silver dollar became US legal tender
Feb 16 In the year 1878 the Silver Dollar was introduced as a U.S. coin.
Feb 17 On this day in history 1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones
Feb 17 In the year 1878 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59
Feb 18 In the year 1878 john Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jessie Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.
Feb 18 Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 in the year 1878.
Feb 19 In the year 1878 thomas Alva Edison patents gramophone (phonograph)
Feb 19 On this day in history thomas Edison patents the phonograph
Feb 19 Thomas Edison receives a patent for his cylinder-playing music player (forerunner of the "modern day" phonograph) in the year 1878.
Feb 21 In the year 1878 1st telephone book issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)
Feb 21 Fritz Cortolezis, composer in the year 1878.
Feb 21 In the year 1878 the first U.S. telephone directory is distributed (District Telephone Co., New Haven, CT).
Feb 22 In the year 1878 franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84
Feb 22 Greenback Labor Party formed (Toledo OH) on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1878 greenback Labor Party forms (Toledo Ohio)
Feb 28 US congress authorizes large-size silver certificate on this day in history.