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.