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1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... // Events and Trends Technology First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... 1878 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Publications American Antiquarian founded by Rev. ... See also: 1877 in architecture, other events of 1878, 1879 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1877 in art, other events of 1876, 1879 in art, list of years in art // Events James McNeill Whistler sues critic John Ruskin for libel over his painting Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket. ... See also: 1877 in literature, other events of 1878, 1879 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1877 in music, other events of 1878, 1879 in music and the list of years in music. Events May 28 - Gilbert & Sullivans H.M.S. Pinafore debuts in London Published popular music Aloha Oe w. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1878. ... See also: Other events of 1878 List of years in science . ... 1877 colonial governors - Events of 1878 - 1879 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1878 List of religious leaders in 1878 List of international organization leaders in 1878 Portugal Angola - Caetano Alexandre de Almeida e Albuquerque, Governor-General of Angola (1876-1878) Vasco Guedes... State leaders in 1877 - Events of 1878 - State leaders in 1879 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Mensa Bonsu Kumaa, Asantehene (1874-1883) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King of Burundi (1852-1908) Dahomey - Glele, King of Dahomey (1856-1889) Ethiopia - Yohannes IV, Emperor of Ethiopia (1871-1889) Liberia - James... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F), e. ...

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January - April

Cleopatras Needle (London), with (left) the Victoria Embankment and (right) the River Thames Close up of Cleopatras Needle (London) One of two sphinxes at the base of Cleopatras Needle (London). ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Umberto I or Humbert I of Italy (Ranieri Carlo Emanuele Giovanni Maria Ferdinando Eugenio of Savoy, 14 March 1844 - 29 July 1900), surnamed the Good, was the King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his death. ... The House of Savoy was a dynasty of nobles who traditionally had their domain in Savoy, a region between Piedmont, Italy, France and French-speaking Switzerland. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Battle of Shipka Pass Conflict Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78 Date January 5-9, 1878 Place Shipka Village, Bulgaria Result Decisive Russian victory The Battle of Shipka Pass from January 5-9 was the finaly battle for Shipka Pas and a crushing Russian victory during the Russo-Turkish War of... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Following the crushing Russian victory at the last battle of Shipka Pass, Russian commander Joseph Vladimirovich Gourko began to move southeast towards Constantinople. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (December 21, 1804 - April 24, 1881) was a British Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and author. ... Map of the Dardanelles The Dardanelles (Turkish: Çanakkale BoÄŸazı, Greek: Δαρδανελλια), formerly known as the Hellespont, is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Yale Daily News, the oldest college daily, has been published by Yale University students in New Haven, Connecticut since January 28, 1878. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... A white flag is traditionally used to represent a truce. ... Edirne is a city in (Thrace), the westernmost part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Map of Constantinople. ... Image File history File links B & W portrait of Pope Leo XIII File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links B & W portrait of Pope Leo XIII File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Pope Leo XIII, born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci (March 2, 1810 – July 20, 1903), was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, having succeeded Pope Pius IX (1846–78) on February 20, 1878 and reigning until his death in 1903. ... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the head of the Catholic Church. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Lincoln County War was a conflict between two entrenched factions in 19th century Americas western frontier. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Edison cylinder phonograph from about 1899 The phonograph, or gramophone, was the most common device for playing recorded sound from the 1870s through the 1980s. ... Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847–October 18, 1931) was an inventor and businessman who developed many devices which greatly influenced life in the 20th century. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pope Leo XIII Supreme Pontiff (1878-1903) Leo XIII, né Gioacchino Pecci (March 2, 1810 - July 20, 1903) was Pope from 1878 to 1903. ... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the head of the Catholic Church. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For a wider coverage of London, visit the London Portal. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mississippi State University is a land-grant university located in north east-central Mississippi in the town of Starkville and is situated 125 miles northeast of Jackson and 23 miles west of Columbus. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 32nd 125,443 km² 275 km 545 km 3 30°13N to 35°N 88°7W to 91°41W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 31st 2,697,243 23. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... This is the current Article Improvement Drive collaboration! CAST YOUR VOTE for next weeks article For the thrash metal band, see The Ottoman Empire. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Borders of Bulgaria according to the Treaty of San Stefano of March 3rd, 1878 The Treaty of San Stefano was a treaty between Russia and the Ottoman Empire at the conclusion of the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78. ... Plevna Monument near the walls of Kitai-gorod. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ...

May - August

May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... The Tokyo Stock Exchange (東京証券取引所 Tōkyō Shōken Torihikijo, abbreviated TSE) is the worlds second-largest stock exchange market. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... The Cyprus Convention of June 4, 1878 was an agreement reached between the United Kingdom and the Ottoman Empire which granted control of Cyprus to Great Britain in exchange for their support of the Ottomans in the Russian-Turkish war. ... This is the current Article Improvement Drive collaboration! CAST YOUR VOTE for next weeks article For the thrash metal band, see The Ottoman Empire. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... The Congress of Berlin was a meeting of the European Great Powers and the Ottoman Empires leading statesmen in Berlin in 1878. ... This is the current Article Improvement Drive collaboration! CAST YOUR VOTE for next weeks article For the thrash metal band, see The Ottoman Empire. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... The Treaty of Berlin was the final Act of the Congress of Berlin (June 13-July 13, 1878), by which the United Kingdom, Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and the Ottoman government under Sultan Hamid revised the Treaty of San Stefano signed on March 3 of the same year. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Independence Declared from the Ottoman Empire Gained autonomy 1817 Independence July 13, 1878 Area – Total – % water 88,361 km² n/a Population – Total (2002) (not including data for Kosovo and Metohia Province) – Density 7. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian Capital Podgorica Former Royal Capital Cetinje President Filip Vujanović Prime Minister Milo Đukanović Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  13,812 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ Density  616,258  48. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total   - Width   - Length   - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 158,302 sq mi  410,000 km² 250 miles  402. ... The Western United States, also referred to as the American West or simply The West, traditionally refers to the region constituting the westernmost states of the United States (see geographical terminology section for further discussion of these terms). ... Charles E. Bolles (1830-1917?), alias Black Bart, was a poet and American Old West outlaw. ... A typical Wells Fargo store, located in Berkeley, California Wells Fargo & Co. ... Poetry (ancient Greek: poieo = create) is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ...

September - December

September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... For people bearing the title Princess Alice, see Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alice of Albany. ... Bywell Castle, near the River Tyne in England, is not in fact a complete castle, but simply a tower originally intended to be the gatehouse of a larger fortress. ... The Thames (pronounced //) is a river flowing through southern England and connecting London with the sea. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... The Hindu is one of Indias leading English-language newspapers, with its largest base of circulation in South India. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bramall Lane is a football stadium in Sheffield, England. ... For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir John Alexander Macdonald, KCMG, GCB, QC, PC, DCL, LL.D (January 11, 1815 – June 6, 1891) was the first Prime Minister of Canada from July 1, 1867 – November 5, 1873 and October 17, 1878 – June 6, 1891. ... Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... ... Looking back towards Pakistan, on the Pakistan side of the Khyber Pass The Khyber Pass (also called the Khaiber Pass in older sources) is the most important pass connecting Pakistan with Afghanistan. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jaluit Atoll is an atoll of 91 islands in the Pacific Ocean. ...

Unknown date

// The Buchan School The Buchan School (or Yn Scoill Buchan in Manx) is an independent primary school in the south of the Isle of Man, catering for those aged 3-11. ... Newton Heath is an area of Greater Manchester, famous primarily for two things: The birthplace of Newton Heath Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Football Club (est. ... Length 6,270 km Elevation of the source 450 m Average discharge 16,200 m³/s Area watershed 2,980,000 km² Origin Lake Itasca Mouth Gulf of Mexico Basin countries United States (98. ... Motto: Spanish: En Unión y Libertad (English: In Union and Liberty) Anthem: Himno Nacional Argentino Capital Buenos Aires Largest city Buenos Aires Official language(s) Spanish Government President Democratic Federal Republic Néstor Kirchner Independence - May Revolution - Declared - Recognised from Spain 25 May 1810 9 July 1816 in 1821... There are things that have the name Chaco: South America: Gran Chaco, a region in South America Chaco Province, Argentina in the northeastern part of the country Chaco, a region in Paraguay Chaco Department, historical in Paraguay and proposed in Bolivia Gran Chaco Province, Bolivia (in Tarija Department) Chaco War... West Bromwich Albion Football Club is an English football club formed by workers from Salters Spring Works in West Bromwich, West Midlands in 1878. ... Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld by Georg von Rosen Baron (Nils) Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, also known as A. E. Nordenskioeld (November 18, 1832, Helsinki, Finland (then the Grand Duchy of Finland) — August 12, 1901, Dalby, SkÃ¥ne, Sweden) was a geologist, mineralogist and arctic explorer of Finland-Swedish extraction. ... The Northern Sea Route (Russian Северный морской путь) is a shipping lane from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean along the Siberian coast of Russia. ... Siberian federal subjects of Russia Siberia (Russian: Сиби́рь, common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting all of northern Asia. ... The Stawell Gift is Australias oldest and richest foot race. ...

Births

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Time magazine, December 4, 1939 Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, historian, novelist, balladeer and folklorist. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ferenc Molnár (b. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ruth St. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson (January 25, 1878–May 14, 1975) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alfréd Hajós (February 2, 1878 – November 12, 1955) was an Hungarian swimmer and architect. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... André-Gustave Citroën (Born February 2, 1878 and died July 3, 1935 in Paris) was a French entrepreneur of Dutch descent. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Martin Buber pictured late in life. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Koki Hirota (広田 弘毅 Hirota Kōki, February 14, 1878–December 23, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 32nd Prime Minister of Japan from March 9, 1936 to February 2, 1937. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the English political nomenclature of the head of government of Japan. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Emmy Destinn, born February 26, 1878, in Prague, Austro-Hungarian empire - died January 28, 1930, in Ceske Budejovice, Czechoslovakia, a renowned opera singer. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878-1946), German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 22 March is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... Michel Johann Théato (March 22, 1878-1919) was Luxembourg athlete, winner of the marathon at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Erich Mühsam (1878-1934) Erich Mühsam (6 April 1878 in Berlin, Germany – 10 July 1934 Oranienburg Concentration Camp) (also spelled Muehsam or Muhsam) was an German-Jewish anarchist, writer, poet, dramatist and cabaret performer. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Jean Crotti (April 24, 1878 - January 30, 1958) was a French painter. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Lionel Barrymore Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Blythe on April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Willem Mengelberg (March 28, 1871 – March 22, 1951) was a Dutch conductor who was the principal conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1895 to 1945. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Gustav Stresemann (May 10, 1878 – October 3, 1929) was a German politician and statesman during the Weimar Republic and the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. ... blah blah blahThe German head of government has been known as the Chancellor (German: Kanzler) ever since the creation of the post. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Portrait photograph by Arnold Genthe. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Pelliot examines manuscripts in the Mogao Caves Paul Pelliot (May 28, 1878–October 26, 1945) was a French sinologist and explorer of Central Asia. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... John Edward Masefield, OM, (1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967), was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate from 1930 until his death in 1967. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Barney Oldfield (June 3, 1878-October 4, 1946) was an automobile racer and pioneer; born in a farmhouse on the outskirts of Wauseon, Ohio. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... General Pancho Villa // Overview José Doroteo Arango Arámbula (June 5, 1878 (date disputed) – July 20, 1923) — better known by his nom de guerre Francisco Villa or, in its diminutive form, Pancho Villa — was one of the foremost leaders and best known generals of the Mexican Revolution, between 1911 and... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... George M. Cohan George Michael Cohan (July 3? 4?, 1878 – November 5, 1942) was a United States entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer, director, and producer of Irish descent. ... This article is about the year. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Lord Dunsany of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alfred Döblin (August 10, 1878 – June 26, 1957) was a German expressionist novelist, best known for Berlin Alexanderplatz. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... George Hoyt Whipple (August 28, 1878 - February 1, 1976) was one of three recipients in 1934 of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on liver therapy in cases of anemia. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Frank Washington Jarvis (August 31, 1878 - June 2, 1933) was an American athlete, and the Olympic 100 m champion of 1900. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Robert von Lieben (September 5, 1878 in Vienna – February 20, 1913 in Vienna) was a notable Austrian physicist. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Matilde E. Moisant (born September 13, 1878 – died February 5, 1964), was an American pioneer aviatrix. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Shigeru Yoshida (吉田 茂 Yoshida Shigeru, September 22, 1878–October 20, 1967) was the Prime Minister of Japan from 1946 to 1947 and from 1948 to 1954. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the English political nomenclature of the head of government of Japan. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Upton Beall Sinclair (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968) was a prolific American author who wrote over 90 books in many genres, often advocating Socialist views, and achieved considerable popularity in the first half of the twentieth century. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (September 24, 1878 – May 24, 1947) was a French-speaking Swiss writer. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Maxwell Warburn Maxey Long (October 16, 1878 – March 4, 1959) was an American athlete, winner of 400 m at the 1900 Summer Olympics. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Carlos Saavedra Lamas (November 1, 1878 – May 5, 1959) was an Argentinian academic and politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1936. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Leopold Staff (November 14, 1878 – May 31, 1957) was a Polish poet. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Grace Abbott (November 17, 1878 - June 19, 1939) was an American social worker who specifically worked in advancing child welfare. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... (help· info) (Russian, in full: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин (Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin), né: Иосиф Виссарионович Джугашвили (Joseph Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili), Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვილი (Ioseb Jughashvili); (December 18 [O.S. December 6 (although the date on his death certificate is December 21, 1879)] 1878) – March 5, 1953) was the leader of the Soviet Union from mid-1920s to his death in... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Louis Chevrolet Memorial, Indianapolis Speedway. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Joseph M. Schenck, born December 25, 1878 - died October 22, 1961, was a pioneer executive who played a key role in the development of the United States film industry. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Elizabeth Arden, Time magazine cover, May 6, 1946 Elizabeth Arden (December 31, 1878 - October 18, 1966) was a Canadian-born businesswoman who built a cosmetics empire in the United States. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Horacio Quiroga (1878-1937) was a Uruguayan short story writer. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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American Experience | The Great Fever | People & Events | 1878 Epidemic | PBS (754 words)
By 1878, conditions were ripe for a powerful epidemic of yellow fever in the Mississippi Valley.
In the spring, yellow fever cases were high in the Caribbean, in particular in Cuba.
Such efforts, though they were undertaken to eliminate germs, helped to remove the breeding grounds for mosquitoes, and New Orleans never again experienced the scope of the 1878 epidemic.
Cortland County Death Notices & Obituaries - 1878 (15848 words)
The body was taken to the Alms House on Sunday and was buried in the cemetery belonging to that institution, on Monday.
Deceased had been in poor health for a number of years, was subject to fits, and at times partially deranged; and fears have long been entertained by her friends that she might take her own life.
Died at Rondout on the Hudson, on the morning of December 22d, 1878, at the residence of her son-in-law, the Rev. William M. KINCAID, the pastor of the Baptist church at that place, Mrs.
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