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Historical Events In 1878

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May 21   On this day in history glenn Hammond Curtiss, US, inventor (hydroplane)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   In the year 1878 attorney John Henry Smyth named minister to Liberia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   On this day in history atty John Henry Smyth named minister to Liberia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   CA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   On this day in history lillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   On this day in history bill "Bojangles" Robinson, actor (Stormy Weather, Little Colonel)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   In the year 1878 gilbert &Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore" premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   Gilbert/Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore," premieres in London in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 27   6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   Australia Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   Carlo Marsili, composer, dies at 49 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   On this day in history german battleship Grosser Kurfürst sinks, 284 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   On this day in history german battleship Grosser Kurfurst sinks, 284 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   US Congress accept decrease in dollar circulation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 01   John Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   On this day in history cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   Frank N D Buchman, US theologist (Moral Rearmament) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   Turkey turns Cypress over to the British in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   On this day in history franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   The birth of Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   Gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   In the year 1878 12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   DC is given a new govt by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   James O Curwood, US, journalist/writer (Kazan the wolfdog) in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 13   On this day in history congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   The first attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   Albert Thomas, French socialist politician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 18   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #188 Menippe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1878 james M Kilroe, priest of St Mary Star of the Sea, in the Bronx  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929) was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Dame Adeline GenĂ©e, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1878 birth of ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 07   On this day in history death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 18   Antoine CĂ©sar Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) died in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   On this day in history henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 07   Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 08   Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 17   On this day in history jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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