Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) on this day in history.
Oct 21 German republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism" in the year 1878.
Oct 22 The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton on this day in history.
Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) in the year 1878.
Oct 25 In the year 1878 ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher in the year 1878.
Oct 26 On this day in history australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 In the year 1878 alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
Nov 01 In the year 1878 carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)
Nov 01 In the year 1878 edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
Nov 06 On this day in history ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 On this day in history henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
Nov 07 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium) in the year 1878.
Nov 08 In the year 1878 marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899)
Nov 10 In the year 1878 aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow
Nov 13 In the year 1878 john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
Nov 15 In the year 1878 bela Reinitz, composer
Nov 17 First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy in the year 1878.
Nov 17 On this day in history grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
Nov 21 In the year 1878 gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
Nov 23 Andre Caplet, composer on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
Nov 25 In the year 1878 georg Kaiser, writer
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 28 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) in the year 1878.
Nov 28 On this day in history marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78
Dec 01 On this day in history 1st White House telephone installed
Dec 01 On this day in history arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
Dec 01 In the year 1878 first White House telephone installed
Dec 03 Settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel on this day in history.
Dec 05 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1878 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
Dec 09 On this day in history joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500
Dec 10 On this day in history rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)