Historical Events In 1880
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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 In the year 1880 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa
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 Republic of South-Africa forms in the year 1880.
Dec 19 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer on this day in history.
Dec 20 Battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten on this day in history.
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 in the year 1880.
Dec 29 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer on this day in history.
Dec 30 In the year 1880 alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
Dec 31 George C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953) on this day in history.