Historical Events In 1880
Friday, 19 August 2022
May 22 On this day in history heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
May 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1880 oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
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 On this day in history eugen Adam, painter, dies
Jun 05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jun 06 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state in the year 1880.
Jun 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1880 charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning
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 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1880 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
Jun 27 On this day in history the birth of Helen Keller, American author
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history france annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)
Jun 29 In the year 1880 george W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies
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 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 In the year 1880 donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)