What Happened on January 28, 1878

Historical Events

  • George Coy, Herrick Frost, and Walter Lewis open first commercial telephone exchange, in New Haven, Connecticut [1]
  • Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Kollo, German composer of operettas, Singspiele, and popular songs (Der Juxbaron), born in Neidenburg, Kingdom of Prussia. (d. 1940)
Born in 1878

About January 28, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius