On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1878

Historical Events

  • 1st female telephone operator starts work, Emma Nutt for the Edwin Holmes Telephone Despatch Company in Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1942)
1878 Highlights

About September 1, 1878

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 143 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo