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Historical Events In 1878

Sunday, 15 December 2019

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

May 22   In the year 1878 franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 24   CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race, Beacon Park Boston on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 24   In the year 1878 cA Parker (Harvard) wins first American bike race, Beacon Park Boston  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   On this day in history gilbert &Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore" premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   Gilbert/Sullivans opera "HMS Pinafore," premieres in London on this day in history.  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   In the year 1878 australia Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

May 31   German battleship Grosser Kurfurst sinks, 284 killed in the year 1878.  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   Cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 04   On this day in history frank N D Buchman, US theologist (Moral Rearmament)  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   Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy & Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 05   The birth of Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 06   In the year 1878 gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 08   12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   DC is given a new govt by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974) in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1878 hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26  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   Congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization on this day in history.  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 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 15   On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jun 18   In the year 1878 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #188 Menippe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Jan 01   Edwin Franko Goldman, composer was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   In the year 1878 birth of agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist and engineer (d. 1929)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories) was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961) was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes) was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dame Adeline GenĂ©e, Danish-British ballerina (d. 1970)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926) was born in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   Ferenc Molnar, Hungarian/US playwright (A Pal Utrai Fiuk) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 07   In the year 1878 death of françois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 18   On this day in history death of antoine CĂ©sar Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 19   Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   In the year 1878 george Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Feb 08   In the year 1878 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 17   Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 in the year 1878.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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