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|( 1870s: ) 1878|
Bohemian Grove is founded
"Under the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act, Congress has limited the president’s ability to use the federal (title 10) military in domestic law enforcement operations such as searches, seizures, and arrests. A criminal statute, the Posse Comitatus Act makes it unlawful for the Army or Air Force to “execute the laws … except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or Act of Congress.”"
- January 5 – Battle of Shipka Pass IV: Russian and Bulgarian forces defeat the Ottoman Empire.
- January 9 – Umberto I becomes King of Italy.
- January 17 – Battle of Philippopolis: Russian troops defeat the Turks.
- January 23 – Benjamin Disraeli orders the British fleet to the Dardanelles.
- January 24 – Russian revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, Governor of Saint Petersburg.
- February 8 – The British fleet enters Turkish waters, and anchors off Istanbul; Russia threatens to occupy Istanbul, but does not carry out the threat.
- February 24 – Anti-Russian demonstrations occur in Hyde Park, London.
- March 25 – Russia rejects a British proposal, to lay the San Stefano Treaty before a European congress.
- March 27 – In anticipation of war with Russia, Disraeli mobilizes the reserves, and calls up Indian troops to Malta.
- May 15 – The Tokyo Stock Exchange is established.
- June 4 – Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom, but retains the nominal title.
- June 13–July 13 – The Congress of Berlin convenes to discuss the Ottoman Empire.
- July 13 – The Treaty of Berlin makes Serbia, Montenegro and Romania completely independent, confirms the autonomy of Bulgaria, makes Cyprus a British possession, and allows Austria-Hungary to garrison the Bosnia Vilayet.
- November 17 – The first assassination attempt is made against Umberto I of Italy by anarchist Giovanni Passannante, armed with a dagger. The King survives with a slight wound in one arm. Prime minister Benedetto Cairoli blocks the aggressor, receiving a leg injury.
- November 21 – The Second Anglo-Afghan War commences, when the British attack Ali Masjid in the Khyber Pass.
- Otto von Bismarck abandons his Kulturkampf, and forces through legislation outlawing the Social Democrats.
|Oxford University/Lady Margaret Hall|
|University of Montreal||Research|
|French-language university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Throughout the university's history, faculty, alumni, and former students have played prominent roles in a number of fields.|
|University of Western Ontario||Rebranded in 2012 to give it less of a national identify|
|Southwest Baptist University||Military ranks||Distinctively Christian and Baptist institution supporting a Christian worldview|
|University of California/Hastings College of the Law||Has an extensive alumni network in California, particularly the San Francisco Bay Area.|
|Bohemian Grove||A US deep state milieu in Northern California.|
|University of Southern Maine||Public||Public university in the U.S. state of Maine.|
|Title||Born||Died||Place of death||Description|
|John Russell (UK PM)||18 August 1792||28 May 1878||Richmond Park|
|Title||Born||Place of birth||Died||Summary||Description|
|Basil Kellett Long||1878||1944||Politician|
Deep state operative
|Frederik Prytz||14 February 1878||19 February 1945||Deep state operative|
|Percy Rockefeller||27 February 1878||25 September 1934||Rockefeller family||Rockefeller family member who sat on numerous boards. Skull and Bones.|
|William Hobby||26 March 1878||Moscow|
|7 June 1964|
|Walter C. Teagle||1 May 1878||Ohio|
|9 January 1962||Director of the New York Fed and longtime president and later chairman of the board of Standard Oil.|
|Barry Domville||5 September 1878||13 August 1971|
|Upton Sinclair||20 September 1878||US|
|25 November 1968||Author|
|Robert Brand||30 October 1878||23 August 1963||Banker|
|Leader of the Milner Group from 1940|
|Josef Stalin||18 December 1878||Russian Empire|
|5 March 1953||Politician|
|Grayson Murphy||19 December 1878||Pennsylvania|
|18 October 1937||Financier|
Deep state operative
|US deep state operative who was implicated in the Business Plot and died in 1937|