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Historical Events In 1880

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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 in the year 1880.  

May 28   On this day in history 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5  

May 29   Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) in the year 1880.  

May 31   League of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1880 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning  

Jun 10   In the year 1880 margit Kaffka, writer  

Jun 11   Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) in the year 1880.  

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

Jun 14   14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1880 mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)  

Jun 16   On this day in history james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies  

Jun 16   On this day in history salvation Army forms in Londo  

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 in the year 1880.  

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   In the year 1880 the birth of Helen Keller, American author  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot") on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1880 albert Szirmai, composer  

Jul 03   Carl Schuricht, composer in the year 1880.  

Jul 04   George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) in the year 1880.  

Jul 05   In the year 1880 jan Kubelik, composer  

Jul 14   On this day in history donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin)  

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 in the year 1880.  

Famous Deaths In 1880

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1880 [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60  

Jan 27   On this day in history death of edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)  

Feb 29   In the year 1880 death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)  

Mar 02   In the year 1880 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   Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1880.  

Mar 25   In the year 1880 joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61  

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