What Happened on January 9, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Umberto I becomes King of Italy.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Broadus Watson, Travelers Rest South Carolina, American Psychologist (behaviorism approach)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61) and Italy (1861-78), dies at 57

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II