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, German conductor, opera director, and composer, born in Passau, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1934)
  • 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? 143 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces