1878 Calendar
A year scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

1878 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728  
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

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1878 Historical Event(s)

January 16, 1878 – Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) – Battle of Philippopolis: Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.
January 28, 1878Yale Daily News becomes the first daily college newspaper in the United States.
February 18, 1878 – John Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jesse Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.
February 19, 1878 – Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.
February 21, 1878 – The first telephone book is issued in New Haven, Connecticut.
May 25, 1878 – Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opens at the Opera Comique in London.
June 4, 1878 – Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title.
June 10, 1878 – League of Prizren is established, to oppose the decisions of the Congress of Berlin and the Treaty of San Stephano, as a consequence of which the Albanian lands in Balkans were being partitioned and given to the neighbor states of Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Greece.
July 1, 1878 – Canada joins the Universal Postal Union.
September 3, 1878 – Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat SS Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.

Who Were Born On 1878?

January 6, 1878 – Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian (d. 1967)
January 11, 1878 – Theodoros Pangalos, Greek general (d. 1952)
January 26, 1878 – Dave Nourse, South African cricketer (d. 1948)
March 4, 1878 – Egbert van Alstyne, American songwriter and pianist (d. 1951)
March 31, 1878 – Jack Johnson, American boxer (d. 1946)
May 21, 1878 – Glenn Curtiss, American aviation engineer (d. 1930)
July 22, 1878 – Janusz Korczak, Polish children’s author and pediatrician (d. 1942)
August 17, 1878 – Reggie Duff, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
September 20, 1878 – Upton Sinclair, American writer (d. 1968)
December 31, 1878 – Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan-Argentinian writer (d. 1937)