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Born on Friday December 27, 1878
Died on Friday December 27, 1878

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 27, 1878 at Delpher


Born on December 27

Died on December 27

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. Dirk
  13. Arie
  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. Catharina
  7. Hendrika
  8. Adriana
  9. Wilhelmina
  10. Grietje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Trijntje
  13. Neeltje
  14. Antje
  15. Jacoba
  16. Geertruida

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 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.
  • January 4 » Russo-Turkish War (1877–78): Sofia is liberated from Ottoman rule and designated the capital of Liberated Bulgaria.
  • February 22 » In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of five-and-dime Woolworth stores.
  • March 3 » The Russo-Turkish War ends with Bulgaria regaining its independence from the Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano.
  • 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.
  • November 17 » First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy by anarchist Giovanni Passannante, who was armed with a dagger. The King survived with a slight wound in an arm. Prime Minister Benedetto Cairoli blocked the aggressor, receiving an injury in a leg.
  • December 31 » Karl Benz, working in Mannheim, Germany, filed for a patent on his first reliable two-stroke gas engine, and he was granted the patent in 1879.
Weather December 27, 1878

The temperature on December 27, 1878 was about 3.9 °C. There was 0.4 mm of rain. The air pressure was 6 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 97%.

Source: KNMI