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Born on Thursday November 7, 1878
Died on Thursday November 7, 1878

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 7, 1878 at Delpher


Born on November 7

Died on November 7

Names that were popular for boys in 1878
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Jacob
  10. Adrianus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Arie
  13. Dirk
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1878
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Adriana
  7. Catharina
  8. Wilhelmina
  9. Hendrika
  10. Grietje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Neeltje
  13. Jacoba
  14. Trijntje
  15. Petronella
  16. Antje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1878
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from November 3, 1877 to August 20, 1879 the cabinet Kappeijne van de Coppello, with Mr. J. Kappeijne van de Coppello (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
  • February 19 » Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.
  • March 15 » Restoration of the Scottish Catholic hierarchy, broken off back in 1603.
  • May 14 » The last witchcraft trial held in the United States begins in Salem, Massachusetts, after Lucretia Brown, an adherent of Christian Science, accused Daniel Spofford of attempting to harm her through his mental powers.
  • June 4 » Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title.
  • September 1 » Emma Nutt becomes the world's first female telephone operator when she is recruited by Alexander Graham Bell to the Boston Telephone Dispatch Company.
  • October 15 » The Edison Electric Light Company begins operation.
Weather November 7, 1878

The temperature on November 7, 1878 was about 7.9 °C. There was 0.4 mm of rain. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 79%.

Source: KNMI