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.
January 28 » Yale Daily News becomes the first independent daily college newspaper in the United States.
March 24 » The British frigate HMSEurydice sinks, killing more than 300.
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.
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 22 » The Bramall Lane stadium sees the first rugby match played under floodlights.
Weather February 26, 1878
The temperature on February 26, 1878 was about 7.2 °C. There was 0.5 mm of rain. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%.
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