Historical Events In 1880
Sunday, 22 September 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 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.
May 29 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) in the year 1880.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
Jun 06 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state in the year 1880.
Jun 07 In the year 1880 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 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) in the year 1880.
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 Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven) on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1880 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 On this day in history first performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français.
Jun 27 Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many in the year 1880.
Jun 27 On this day in history the birth of Helen Keller, American author
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan in the year 1880.
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 In the year 1880 ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
Jul 02 Albert Szirmai, composer in the year 1880.
Jul 03 On this day in history carl Schuricht, composer
Jul 04 George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) in the year 1880.
Jul 05 On this day in history jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 14 Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach) on this day in history.