Historical Events In 1880
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
May 22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 in the year 1880.
May 26 John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1880.
May 28 On this day in history 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5
May 29 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) in the year 1880.
May 31 League of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1880 1st pay telephone installed
Jun 04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
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) in the year 1880.
Jun 10 On this day in history 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 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve in the year 1880.
Jun 14 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history salvation Army forms in Londo
Jun 17 On this day in history carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)
Jun 17 John Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo in the year 1880.
Jun 18 On this day in history john Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77
Jun 19 In the year 1880 johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
Jun 24 First performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) on this day in history.
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Jun 29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot") on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1880 albert Szirmai, composer
Jul 03 Carl Schuricht, composer in the year 1880.
Jul 04 George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) in the year 1880.
Jul 05 In the year 1880 jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 14 On this day in history donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)