Historical Events in March 1878

  • Mar 1 First winter ascent of Aneto
  • Mar 3 Bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)
  • Mar 13 Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match
  • Mar 24 British frigate Eurydice sunk; 300 lost
  • Mar 26 Hastings College of Law founded in California
  • Mar 26 Sabi Game Reserve opens in South Africa, the world's 1st officially designated game reserve
  • Mar 29 39th Grand National: J. Jones aboard Shifnal wins