Historical Events In 1880
Thursday, 23 May 2019
May 22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 in the year 1880.
May 26 In the year 1880 john Curwen, composer, dies at 63
May 28 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5 in the year 1880.
May 29 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West) on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1880 eugen Adam, painter, dies
Jun 05 In the year 1880 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 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 Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning in the year 1880.
Jun 10 Margit Kaffka, writer in the year 1880.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1880 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
Jun 15 On this day in history mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
Jun 16 James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies in the year 1880.
Jun 16 Salvation Army forms in Londo on this day in history.
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 In the year 1880 john Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1880.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1880 george W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies
Jun 29 On this day in history ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
Jul 02 Albert Szirmai, composer in the year 1880.
Jul 03 Carl Schuricht, composer in the year 1880.
Jul 04 On this day in history george Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912)
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.