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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.  

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

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

Jan 06   Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1880 birth of yuliya Lazarevna Veysberg, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of tom Mix, American actor (d. 1940)  

Jan 10   In the year 1880 birth of eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51 in the year 1880.  

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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