On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1878

Historical Events

  • 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, Connecticut)
  • George W Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator
  • Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
1878 Highlights

About January 28, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 143 years
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius