Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1840s  1850s  1860s  - 1870s -  1880s  1890s  1900s

Years: 1875 1876 1877 - 1878 - 1879 1880 1881
1878 in topic:
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Sports - Rail Transport
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Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths

Year 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1878Edit

January - MarchEdit

Raising the obelisk

January - Cleopatra's Needle.

April - JuneEdit

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit



1878 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1878

Ab urbe condita 2631
Armenian calendar 1327
Bahá'í calendar 34 – 35
Buddhist calendar 2422
Coptic calendar 1594 – 1595
Ethiopian calendar 1870 – 1871
Hebrew calendar 5638 5639
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1933 – 1934
 - Shaka Samvat 1800 – 1801
 - Kali Yuga 4979 – 4980
Holocene calendar 11878
Iranian calendar 1256 – 1257
Islamic calendar 1294 – 1296
Japanese calendar Meiji 11

(明治 11年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2538
Julian calendar 1923
Korean calendar 4211
Thai solar calendar 2421

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1878 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1878 at Familypedia

214 people were born in 1878

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Edna Earl Adams (1878-1952)Martin Franklin Adams (c1851-bef1884)Sarah Jane May (1848-c1909)
Emma Adolfina Ajaxson (1878)Axel Viktor Gustafsson Ajax (1845)Josefina Nilsdotter (1840)
Henrietta Albury (1878-1954)Henry Albert Albury (1852-1878)Caroline Allen Unicomb (1857-1952)
Dora Gertrude Alce (1878-1952)John Alce (1835-1922)Mary Ann Watkins (1837-1912)
Walter McHendry Alston (1878-1938)Archibald Alston (1827-1905)Lillias Jane Alston (1838-1911)
Dorothy Amory (1878-1907)Charles Walter Amory (1842-1913)Elizabeth Gardner (1843-1930)
Carl David Anderson (1878-aft1905)Anders Peter Nilsson (1849)Gustava Matilda Karlsdotter (1846)
Ada Margaret Angel (1878-1961)Harkless Angel (1853-1931)Elizabeth Witt (1857-1932)
Fanny Margaret Archer (1878-1932)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)
Arthur James Arnall (1878-1968)Thomas Arnall (1843-1913)Mary Ann Baker (1851-1881)
Charles-Augustus Arquette (1878-1927)Charles Augustus Arquette (1837-1924)Phillimene Fritchie (1849-1930)
Raymond Asquith (1878-1916)Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928)Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)
Joan Aust (1878-1939)
Oswald Dunnill Avison (1878-1954)Andrew Avison (1834-1882)Ann Clapham (1835-1913)
Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)Lyman Herman Baker (1848-1920)Elizabeth Goodman (1856-1939)
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67 children were born to the 90 women born in 1878

177 people died in 1878

 FatherMotherAge at death
Henry Albert Albury (1852-1878)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)26
George Swett Appleton (1821-1878)Daniel Appleton (1785-1849)Hannah Adams (1791-1859)57
Marcia Emma Georgiana Arbuthnot (1804-1878)Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850)Marcia Mary Anne Clapcott Lisle (1774-1806)74
Eleanor Ashenden (1853-1878)William Ashenden (1829-1867)Sarah Blackman (1834-1877)25
George Avery (1810-1878)James Avery (1774-1841)Ann Kite (1776-)68
George Bailey (1812-1878)Henry Bailey (c1788-aft1871)Rebecca Cooksley (c1791-)66
John Bailey (1797-1878)William Bailey (1756-1826)Ann Archer (1759-1846)81
Sarah Bankin (1814-1878)Richard Bankin (1758-1845)Prudence Perkins (1783-1828)64
Edward Pomeroy Barrett-Lennard (1799-1878)Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 1st Bt. (1762-1857)Dorothy St. Aubyn (-1830)79
Benjamin Edward Bates (1808-1878)Elkanah Bates (1779-1841)Hannah Copeland (1780-1834)70
Orissa Angela Bates (1823-1878)Cyrus Bates (1792-1839)Lydia Harrington (1795-1873)
John Stearns Beals (1801-1878)Daniel Beals (1767-1833)Hannah Russell Stearns (1770-)
Catharine Esther Beecher (1800-1878)Lyman Beecher (1775-1863)Roxanna Foote (1775-1818)78
Pieter Beemsterboer (1798-1878)Jacob Beemsterboer (1772-1850)Maartje Pronk (1775-1802)
Maria Sophia Berchtoldovna of Uherèic (1794-1878)Maria Anton Berchtold of Uherèic (1754-1819)Maria Anna Huszár de Szent-Kereszt (1771-1847)84
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15634 people lived in 1878

Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
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Events of the year 1878 at FamilypediaEdit

246 people were married in 1878.

 Joined with
Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946) + Julia Ann Maxwell (1860-1915)
George Burton Adams (1851-1925)Ida Mary Clarke (1851-1938)
George Samuel Adams (1855-1888)Sarah Ann Philp (1860-1893)
Harriet Ahrens (1860-1903)Michael Lahey (c1850-1927)
Sophia Ahrens (1859-1937)Alma Alfred Lambton Chandler (1856-1926)
Joseph Anderson Allred (1831-1891)Rhoda Ann Palmer (1834-1879) + Naomi Brandham (1851-1900) + Georgiana Lambert (1857-1931)
William Moore Allred (1819-1901)Orissa Angela Bates (1823-1878) + Martha Jane Martindale (1837-1860) + Mary Eleanor Osborn (1831-1906)
William George Amos (1843-1900)Elizabeth Bryant (1843-1877)+Jane McAlpin (-1921)
Harkless Angel (1853-1931)Elizabeth Witt (1857-1932)
Thomas Francis Anson, 3rd Earl of Lichfield (1856-1918)Mildred Coke (1854-1941)
Louise Holmes Anthony (1854-1926)Alfred Torrance (1852-1887)+Frederick William Vanderbilt (1856-1938)
Alice Maria Apps (1856-1912)James Boardman (1855-1933)
Thomas Arbon (1856-1926)Elizabeth Ann Stringer (1857-1941)
George Albert Arnold (1848-1922)Isabel Jane Brown (1858-1953)
Helen Schermerhorn Astor (1858-1893)James Roosevelt Roosevelt (1854-1927)
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There were 0 military battles in 1878.

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