The year 1878 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1878 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1878 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
31 MayThe sinking of the German warship SMS Groसरer Karfurst killed 284 people.
28 JulyAt the conclusion of the Berlin Conference, the Berlin Agreement was signed between the Russians Germany, France, Britain and Austria.
17 OctoberJohn A. McDonald was once again elected Prime Minister of Canada after playing the role of opposition in government for five years.
18 OctoberThomas Elva Edison provided electricity for domestic use.
25 DecemberDoctor Charles Drysdale, writing an article, first reported the damage caused by tobacco.
28 JanuaryFirst telephone exchange formed in New Haven, USA.
17 FebruaryThe first telephone exchange opened in the city of San Francisco.
21 FebruaryFirst telephone directory was released in Connecticut, USA.
13 MarchThe Vernacular Press Act came into effect and the next day Amrit Bazar Patrika became an English newspaper.
24 MarchBritish ship Eurydice sunk, killing 300 people.
20 AprilBirth of Maulvi Abdul Haq, father of Urdu.
27 AprilThe University of Calcutta gave the first approval to women to be eligible in the field of university education.
09 JanuaryUmberto I was made king of Italy.
02 FebruaryGreece declares war with Turkey.
13 MarchOxford University defeated Cambridge University in their first golf match.
20 AprilStowel gifts were introduced for the first time in Australia.
15 MayTokyo Stock Exchange was established.
20 JulyThe first telephones in Hawaii were made in Hawaii.
21 AugustThe American Bar Association was held in Sarasota.
01 SeptemberThe first female telephone operator started working (Emma Note) in Boston.
15 OctoberEdison founded the Electric Light Company.
17 NovemberMade the first attempt to assassinate Umberto I of Italy.
01 DecemberThe first telephone was installed at the White House.
18 FebruaryCompetition between two merchants in Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory, US, turned into a range war when a member of one faction was murdered by the other.
25 MayComic Opera HMS of Gilbert and Sulivan A pin was opened at the Opera Comic in London.
15 JuneEadweard Muybridge took a series of photographs to prove that when he ran a gallop, the four legs of the horse leave the ground; The study became the basis of motion pictures.
13 JulyAt the conclusion of Berlin's Congress, the major powers signed the Treaty of Berlin, re -prepared the map of the balcony.
01 SeptemberPowered by Alexander Graham Bell, Emma Nat became the first female telephone operator in the world.
01 SeptemberOn rent by Alexander Graham Bell, Emma Nat became the first female telephone operator in the world.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1878 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
10 DecemberChakravarti Rajagopalachari, the last Governor General of India, was born.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1878 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
10 DecemberChakravarti Rajagopalachari / Governor General / India
01 AprilC. Ganesha Iyer / Philologist / India
02 JanuaryMannathu Padmanabha Pillai / Activist / India
10 DecemberC. Rajagopalachari / Politician / India
10 DecemberChakravarti Rajagopalachari / Lawyer / India
10 DecemberChakravarti Rajagopalachari / Lawyer / India
21 FebruaryMirra Alfassa / Spiritual Leader / India
27 NovemberJatindramohan Bagchi / Poet / India

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