Throughout the majority of history, newspapers have been used to document historical events and information. They are a primary source of information and an irreplaceable source for the many years they represent. NewspaperArchive.com has utilized this source to feature the most notable events that have occurred throughout the years. For the year 1878, such events include the beginning of the Lincoln County War in New Mexico, the end of the Russo-Turkish War, the creation of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, the signing of the "foundation deed' of the Salvation Army, the beginning of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 28, 1878
The first daily college newspaper in the United States is the Yale News.
January 31, 1878
An armistice is agreed upon by Turkey at Adrianople.