What Happened on June 15, 1878

Historical Events

First Moving Images

World's first moving pictures caught on camera (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Abbott, American golfer (1st American woman to win Olympic event, golf 1900), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1955)
Born in 1878
1878 Highlights

About June 15, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini