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Historical Events In 1880

Monday, 24 June 2019

Feb 10   Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1880 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Arcanum about Christian marriage  

Feb 12   In the year 1880 john Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)  

Feb 12   On this day in history national Croquet League organizes (Phila)  

Feb 13   On this day in history work begins on the covering of the Senne, burying Brussels's primary river and creating the modern central boulevards.  

Feb 14   In the year 1880 aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome)  

Feb 16   In the year 1880 american Society of Mechanical Engineers forms (NYC)  

Feb 16   American Society of Mechanical Engineers founded, New York NY on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Alvaro Obregon, general/president Mexico (1920-24) in the year 1880.  

Feb 17   On this day in history the Russian tsar survives an attempted bomb assassination  

Feb 17   Tsar Alexander II of Russia survives an assassination attempt in the year 1880.  

Feb 18   On this day in history eric De Lamarter, composer  

Feb 19   Arthur Shepherd, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Edgar Istel, composer in the year 1880.  

Feb 29   On this day in history gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy completed  

Feb 29   Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy opens in the year 1880.  

Mar 01   Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1880 anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic  

Mar 04   In the year 1880 new York Daily Graphic publishes first half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan  

Mar 04   In the year 1880 nY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan  

Mar 10   On this day in history commissioner George Scott Railton and seven women officers of English ‘General’ William Booth’s army landed in New York on this day to officially put the Salvation Army to work in the United States.  

Mar 10   On this day in history general Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria  

Mar 10   Michael Jacobs, NYC, boxing promoter on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare &religious activity on this day in history.  

Mar 12   House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory) on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate)  

Mar 15   On this day in history jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51  

Mar 17   Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Flour rolling mill patented (John Stevens of Wisc) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1880 flour rolling mill patented (John Stevens of Wisconsin)  

Mar 23   Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Tobacco Growers' Mutual Insurance Company incorporates in Connecticut on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1880

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer  

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)  

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940)  

Jan 10   Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1880

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1880 death of edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)  

Feb 29   In the year 1880 death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790)  

Mar 15   Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1880 gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 25   Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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