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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1880

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1880 birth of edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt)  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1880 birth of louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer  

Jan 05   Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 06   Tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history [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   Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February) died on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history death of sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790)  

Mar 15   Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51 in the year 1880.  

Mar 23   In the year 1880 gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67  

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

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