Historical Events In 1880
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
May 22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 on this day in history.
May 26 John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
May 28 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5 in the year 1880.
May 29 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) on this day in history.
May 31 League of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI in the year 1880.
Jun 01 In the year 1880 1st pay telephone installed
Jun 04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies on this day in history.
Jun 05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history william T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
Jun 07 In the year 1880 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).
Jun 10 Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history margit Kaffka, writer
Jun 11 On this day in history jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
Jun 12 In the year 1880 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve
Jun 14 On this day in history 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
Jun 15 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1880.
Jun 17 In the year 1880 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 John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77 in the year 1880.
Jun 19 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
Jun 27 The birth of Helen Keller, American author on this day in history.
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan in the year 1880.
Jun 29 On this day in history france annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1880.
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 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.