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Historical Events In 1880

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

Feb 10   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Arcanum about Christian marriage in the year 1880.  

Feb 12   On this day in history john Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60)  

Feb 12   National Croquet League organizes (Phila) on this day in history.  

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   Aida Overton Walker, US dancer/singer (In Dahomey, Salome) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   The Russian tsar survives an attempted bomb assassination in the year 1880.  

Feb 17   On this day in history tsar Alexander II of Russia survives an assassination attempt  

Feb 18   Eric De Lamarter, composer in the year 1880.  

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   On this day in history edgar Istel, composer  

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

Feb 29   Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy opens on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   Anne C Veth, Dutch cartoonist/art critic on this day in history.  

Mar 04   New York Daily Graphic publishes first half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria in the year 1880.  

Mar 10   Michael Jacobs, NYC, boxing promoter in the year 1880.  

Mar 10   In the year 1880 salvation Army of England sets up US welfare &religious activity  

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

Mar 14   Oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate) in the year 1880.  

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

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

Mar 21   In the year 1880 hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)  

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

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   Edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt) was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 01   Shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev) was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 02   Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 05   Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)  

Jan 06   Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940) was born in the year 1880.  

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   In the year 1880 anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies  

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

Jan 27   Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830) died on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 25   Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1880.  

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