On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1878

Historical Events

  • Edward Scripps & John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCarlos Saavedra Lamas

Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1959)

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • Konrad M├Ągi, Estonian painter, born in Hellenurme Manor, Elva Parish, Governorate of Livonia (d. 1925)
1878 Highlights

About November 1, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio