Historical Events In 1878
Sunday, 16 February 2020
Dec 12 On this day in history joseph Pulitzer begins publishing "St Louis Dispatch"
Dec 15 Hans Carossa, writer in the year 1878.
Dec 18 In the year 1878 french SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed
Dec 19 Anton Lajovic, composer on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies
Dec 25 W Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise) on this day in history.
Dec 26 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia in the year 1878.
Dec 26 In the year 1878 first US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia
Dec 26 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1878 pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism
Dec 28 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism) on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1878 horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)