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Historical Events In 1880

Sunday, 23 February 2020

May 22   In the year 1880 heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80  

May 26   In the year 1880 john Curwen, composer, dies at 63  

May 28   In the year 1880 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5  

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   1st pay telephone installed on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Eugen Adam, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1880 jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52  

Jun 06   In the year 1880 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   Margit Kaffka, writer in the year 1880.  

Jun 11   Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1880 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve  

Jun 14   14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi) on this day in history.  

Jun 16   James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Salvation Army forms in Londo in the year 1880.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 18   John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) in the year 1880.  

Jun 24   First performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français in the year 1880.  

Jun 27   In the year 1880 helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many  

Jun 27   The birth of Helen Keller, American author in the year 1880.  

Jun 28   Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")  

Jul 02   On this day in history albert Szirmai, composer  

Jul 03   On this day in history carl Schuricht, composer  

Jul 04   George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history jan Kubelik, composer  

Jul 14   On this day in history donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer  

Jan 06   Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer  

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 in the year 1880.  

Famous Deaths In 1880

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies  

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

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

Feb 29   In the year 1880 death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1880.  

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