Historical Events In 1878
Monday, 10 August 2020
Dec 12 In the year 1878 joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"
Dec 15 On this day in history hans Carossa, writer
Dec 18 French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed in the year 1878.
Dec 19 On this day in history anton Lajovic, composer
Dec 25 Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1878 w Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise)
Dec 26 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history first US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia
Dec 26 In the year 1878 isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)
Dec 26 On this day in history john Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia.
Dec 28 Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1878.
Dec 28 In the year 1878 pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism
Dec 28 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism) in the year 1878.
Dec 31 On this day in history horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)