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Historical Events In 1880

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Feb 10   Jesse G Vincent, Arkansas, engineer designed 1st V-12 engine in the year 1880.  

Feb 10   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Arcanum about Christian marriage  

Feb 12   John Llewellyn Lewis, union leader (United Mine Workers, 1920-60) in the year 1880.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1880 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   American Society of Mechanical Engineers forms (NYC) in the year 1880.  

Feb 16   In the year 1880 american Society of Mechanical Engineers founded, New York NY  

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

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   On this day in history eric De Lamarter, composer  

Feb 19   Arthur Shepherd, composer in the year 1880.  

Feb 21   On this day in history frank Orth, Phila Pa, actor (Boston Blackie, Brothers)  

Feb 23   Edgar Istel, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis  

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

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

Mar 04   NY Daily Graphic publishes 1st half-tone engraving, by S H Horgan in the year 1880.  

Mar 10   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 in the year 1880.  

Mar 10   General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare &religious activity in the year 1880.  

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

Mar 14   Oscar (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actor/director (Pink Kate) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1880 guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer  

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   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   On this day in history tobacco Growers' Mutual Insurance Company incorporates in Connecticut  

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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   Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin) was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 06   Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer was born in the year 1880.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)  

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   In the year 1880 [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60  

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

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

Mar 02   In the year 1880 death of sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790)  

Mar 15   Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51 in the year 1880.  

Mar 23   On this day in history gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67  

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

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