Historical Events In 1880
Sunday, 23 February 2020
May 22 In the year 1880 heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
May 26 In the year 1880 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 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) on this day in history.
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 Eugen Adam, painter, dies on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1880 jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
Jun 06 In the year 1880 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 Margit Kaffka, writer in the year 1880.
Jun 11 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1880 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve
Jun 14 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)
Jun 17 John Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo on this day in history.
Jun 18 John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jun 19 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) in the year 1880.
Jun 24 First performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français in the year 1880.
Jun 27 In the year 1880 helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
Jun 27 The birth of Helen Keller, American author in the year 1880.
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan on this day in history.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) on this day in history.
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
Jul 02 On this day in history albert Szirmai, composer
Jul 03 On this day in history 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 On this day in history donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)