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Historical Events In 1880

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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 in the year 1880.  

May 28   On this day in history 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5  

May 29   In the year 1880 oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)  

May 31   In the year 1880 league of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI  

Jun 01   1st pay telephone installed in the year 1880.  

Jun 04   Eugen Adam, painter, dies in the year 1880.  

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

Jun 06   William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state on this day in history.  

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   Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning in the year 1880.  

Jun 10   Margit Kaffka, writer in the year 1880.  

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   In the year 1880 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47  

Jun 15   On this day in history mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1880 helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many  

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   In the year 1880 france annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)  

Jun 29   George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.  

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   Jan Kubelik, composer in the year 1880.  

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 in the year 1880.  

Jan 01   Shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev) was born in the year 1880.  

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

Jan 05   Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 06   Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin) was born in the year 1880.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940)  

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   In the year 1880 [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60  

Jan 27   Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830) died in the year 1880.  

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

Mar 02   Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790) died in the year 1880.  

Mar 15   On this day in history jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51  

Mar 23   On this day in history gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 25   On this day in history joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61  

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