Historical Events In 1880
Sunday, 17 October 2021
May 22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 in the year 1880.
May 26 On this day in history john Curwen, composer, dies at 63
May 28 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5 in the year 1880.
May 29 In the year 1880 oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
May 31 On this day in history league of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI
Jun 01 In the year 1880 1st pay telephone installed
Jun 04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies in the year 1880.
Jun 05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52 in the year 1880.
Jun 06 On this day in history william T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
Jun 07 War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign) on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1880 charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning
Jun 10 In the year 1880 margit Kaffka, writer
Jun 11 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) in the year 1880.
Jun 12 On this day in history 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve
Jun 14 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 in the year 1880.
Jun 15 In the year 1880 mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
Jun 16 On this day in history james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
Jun 16 Salvation Army forms in Londo on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)
Jun 17 In the year 1880 john Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo
Jun 18 In the year 1880 john Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77
Jun 19 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history first performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français.
Jun 27 Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many in the year 1880.
Jun 27 In the year 1880 the birth of Helen Keller, American author
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan in the year 1880.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) in the year 1880.
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1880.
Jun 29 In the year 1880 ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
Jul 02 Albert Szirmai, composer on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1880 carl Schuricht, composer
Jul 04 In the year 1880 george Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912)
Jul 05 In the year 1880 jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 14 Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach) on this day in history.