Historical Events In 1880
Friday, 10 July 2020
Dec 06 In the year 1880 the Edmonton Bulletin, the first newspaper in Edmonton and in the province of Alberta begins publication
Dec 08 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa on this day in history.
Dec 12 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 15 Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1880 republic of South-Africa forms
Dec 19 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer in the year 1880.
Dec 20 In the year 1880 battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten
Dec 20 New York's Broadway lit by electricity, becomes known as "Great White Way" on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history george Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday
Dec 27 Alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
Dec 30 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein on this day in history.
Dec 31 George C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953) on this day in history.