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Historical Events In 1880

Sunday, 31 May 2020

May 22   Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 in the year 1880.  

May 26   John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 1st pay telephone installed  

Jun 04   Eugen Adam, painter, dies in the year 1880.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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) in the year 1880.  

Jun 10   Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history margit Kaffka, writer  

Jun 11   Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve in the year 1880.  

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 in the year 1880.  

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   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 in the year 1880.  

Jun 19   Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1880 ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.  

Jun 29   In the year 1880 france annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)  

Jun 29   In the year 1880 george W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies  

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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1880.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1880

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt)  

Jan 01   In the year 1880 birth of shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)  

Jan 02   Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 05   Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer was born in the year 1880.  

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)  

Jan 06   Yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 in the year 1880.  

Jan 27   Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830) died in the year 1880.  

Feb 29   On this day in history death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)  

Mar 02   Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790) died in the year 1880.  

Mar 15   On this day in history jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51  

Mar 23   On this day in history gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67  

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

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