Historical Events In 1880
Monday, 10 May 2021
Dec 06 The Edmonton Bulletin, the first newspaper in Edmonton and in the province of Alberta begins publication on this day in history.
Dec 08 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa in the year 1880.
Dec 12 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 in the year 1880.
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 Battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten in the year 1880.
Dec 20 In the year 1880 new York's Broadway lit by electricity, becomes known as "Great White Way"
Dec 22 In the year 1880 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 In the year 1880 jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
Dec 30 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein in the year 1880.
Dec 31 On this day in history george C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953)