Historical Events In 1878
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) in the year 1878.
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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 On this day in history alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
Nov 01 On this day in history carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)
Nov 01 Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) on this day in history.
Nov 06 Ernest Irving, composer on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1878 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 Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow in the year 1878.
Nov 13 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44) in the year 1878.
Nov 15 In the year 1878 bela Reinitz, composer
Nov 17 First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy on this day in history.
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 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian on this day in history.
Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, writer in the year 1878.
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 28 In the year 1878 jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
Nov 28 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1878.
Dec 01 In the year 1878 1st White House telephone installed
Dec 01 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) on this day in history.
Dec 01 First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 03 On this day in history settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
Dec 05 On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair) on this day in history.
Dec 09 Joseph Pulitzer buys St Louis Dispatch for $2,500 on this day in history.
Dec 10 On this day in history rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972)