Historical Events In 1880
Thursday, 17 January 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 On this day in history 1st pay telephone installed
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) in the year 1880.
Jun 10 On this day in history charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning
Jun 10 Margit Kaffka, writer in the year 1880.
Jun 11 In the year 1880 jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
Jun 12 In the year 1880 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 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi) on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
Jun 16 In the year 1880 salvation Army forms in Londo
Jun 17 Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven) on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history john Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo
Jun 18 On this day in history 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 Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many in the year 1880.
Jun 27 The birth of Helen Keller, American author in the year 1880.
Jun 28 On this day in history ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) on this day in history.
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1880.
Jun 29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot") in the year 1880.
Jul 02 Albert Szirmai, composer in the year 1880.
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 Jan Kubelik, composer on this day in history.
Jul 14 Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach) on this day in history.