Historical Events In 1878
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Oct 18 James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England) on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1878 german republic chancellor Bismarck delegates end of "Socialism"
Oct 22 In the year 1878 the first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
Oct 24 On this day in history hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
Oct 25 In the year 1878 ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89
Oct 25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1878 australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria.
Oct 29 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II) in the year 1878.
Nov 01 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936) in the year 1878.
Nov 01 Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press) on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer
Nov 06 In the year 1878 henrik Ibsens "Samfundets Stotter," premieres in Oslo
Nov 07 In the year 1878 lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
Nov 08 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow
Nov 13 On this day in history john C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
Nov 15 On this day in history 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 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice on this day in history.
Nov 23 Andre Caplet, composer in the year 1878.
Nov 24 In the year 1878 mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
Nov 25 On this day in history georg Kaiser, writer
Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
Nov 28 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Dec 01 1st White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 01 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65) in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer
Dec 07 In the year 1878 akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
Dec 09 In the year 1878 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)