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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1880 birth of shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer  

Jan 06   Tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940) was born in the year 1880.  

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   On this day in history death of edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)  

Feb 29   Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February) died in the year 1880.  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790)  

Mar 15   In the year 1880 jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51  

Mar 23   Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1880.  

Mar 25   Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1880.  

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