Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 07 June 2020
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 The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton in the year 1878.
Oct 24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1878.
Oct 25 On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher
Oct 26 Australian bushranger Ned Kelly shoots and kills three police officers at Stringybark Creek, Victoria in the year 1878.
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 On this day in history edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
Nov 06 In the year 1878 ernest Irving, composer
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 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist (1899) on this day in history.
Nov 10 Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1878 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 Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau) on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
Nov 23 In the year 1878 andre Caplet, composer
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 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1878 arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
Dec 01 First White House telephone installed in the year 1878.
Dec 03 In the year 1878 settlers arrive at Petach Tikvah Israel
Dec 05 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer in the year 1878.
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)