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.