1878 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 123 of 123

  • Nov 7 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
  • Nov 13 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • Nov 13 Max Dehn, German mathematician (d. 1952)
  • Nov 14 Leopold Staff, Polish poet (d. 1957)
  • Nov 14 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • Nov 17 Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
  • Nov 21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
  • Nov 23 Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations (WWII)
  • Nov 24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
  • Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), born in Magdeburg (d. 1945)
  • Nov 27 Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian (Bengali) poet (d. 1948).
  • Nov 28 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)
  • Dec 1 Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
  • Dec 7 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
  • Dec 10 Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d. 1972)
  • Dec 15 Hans Carossa, German writer, born in Tölz, Bavaria (d. 1956)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 18 Joseph Stalin, Dictator and General Secretary of the Soviet Union (1941-53), born in Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1953)

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Dec 21 Jan Łukasiewicz, Polish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1956)
  • Dec 23 Stephen Timoshenko, Ukrainian-born mechanical engineer (d. 1972)
  • Dec 26 Isaiah Bowman, American geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)
  • Dec 30 William Aberhart, Canadian politician (d. 1943)
  • Dec 31 Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)
  • Dec 31 Elizabeth Arden, Canadian businesswoman (d. 1966)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History