On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1878

Historical Events

  • World's 1st telephone directory issued, 50 subscribers (New Harbor, Connecticut)

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Cortolezis, composer
  • Mirra Richard [The Mother], French-born Indian spiritual leader (Sri Aurobindo), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
1878 Highlights

About February 21, 1878

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces