Historical Events In 1880
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Sep 07 Attilio Brugnoli, composer on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1880 geo Ligowsky patents device to throw clay pigeons for trapshooters
Sep 08 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber) on this day in history.
Sep 09 President Hayes visits SF on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history viking Eggeling, Sweden, artist/film maker (Diagonal Symphony)
Sep 10 Pierre de Brazza signs treaty with King Makoko of Congo on this day in history.
Sep 12 Henry L Mencken, Baltimore, Md, newspaperman/critic (Prejudices) on this day in history.
Sep 14 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes) in the year 1880.
Sep 15 On this day in history william Hauser, composer, dies at 67
Sep 16 On this day in history alfred Noyes, British poet/essayist (Loom of Years, Highwayman)
Sep 20 Ildebrando Pizzetti, composer on this day in history.
Sep 21 Henry Louis Mencken, US essayist/critic (American Mercury) in the year 1880.
Sep 22 In the year 1880 asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
Sep 22 G F Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1880 john Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
Sep 23 In the year 1880 jules Ferry forms French govt
Sep 28 In the year 1880 ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, (Sen-VT)
Sep 30 Henri G Casadesus, French altviolist/composer (Viola d'amour) on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1880 henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula
Sep 30 On this day in history henry Draper takes that first photograph of the Orion Nebula
Oct 01 John Philip Sousa becomes new director of US Marine Corps Band on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1880 john Phillip Sousa becomes leader of Marine Corps Band
Oct 02 George Alexander Russell, composer in the year 1880.
Oct 03 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan) on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work)
Oct 04 University of California founded in Los Angeles in the year 1880.
Oct 04 On this day in history william Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies
Oct 06 On this day in history benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer, dies
Oct 06 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano in the year 1880.
Oct 07 In the year 1880 jaime Pahissa, composer
Oct 08 Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, Dutch founder (National-India Party) on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1880 healey Willan, composer
Oct 14 In the year 1880 otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Sak och sken)
Oct 14 In the year 1880 victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army