Historical Events In 1880
Thursday, 23 January 2020
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 On this day in history carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76
Dec 16 Republic of South-Africa forms in the year 1880.
Dec 19 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1880 christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet
Dec 29 In the year 1880 jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
Dec 30 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein on this day in history.
Dec 31 On this day in history george C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953)