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Historical Events In 1880

Friday, 22 March 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   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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 in the year 1880.  

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   Salvation Army forms in Londo on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven)  

Jun 17   In the year 1880 john Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo  

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) 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   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   France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Carl Schuricht, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 04   George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer  

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   [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1880.  

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