Historical Events In 1880
Monday, 30 November 2020
Jan 01 Building of Panama Canal, begins in the year 1880.
Jan 01 Edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt) on this day in history.
Jan 02 Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer in the year 1880.
Jan 04 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer
Jan 06 Record snow cover in Seattle-120 cm on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1880 record snow cover in Seattle-120cm
Jan 06 Tom Mix, Mix Run PA, silent screen cowboy actor (Dick Turpin) on this day in history.
Jan 08 [Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jan 09 6' (1.8 meters) of snow falls in Seattle in 5 days on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1880 eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Short Cause)
Jan 11 Rudolf T Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer in the year 1880.
Jan 17 Mack Sennett, movie creator (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1880 the birth of Mack Sennett, American director
Jan 18 In the year 1880 paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
Jan 21 On this day in history 1st US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis
Jan 21 On this day in history jeffree & Pendray install Victoria's*(British Columbia) first business telephones; W. J. Jeffree's Clothing store, W. I. Pendray's Soap Factory
Jan 21 On this day in history the first US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis TN
Jan 24 Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar) in the year 1880.
Jan 25 Francis George Scott, composer on this day in history.
Jan 26 Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, general (WW II), he did return! on this day in history.
Jan 26 The birth of Douglas MacArthur, American wartime general on this day in history.
Jan 27 Thomas A. Edison receives a U.S. patent for the electric incandescent light bulb in the year 1880.
Jan 27 Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1880 herbert Strudwick, cricketer (Engld wicket-keeper before & after WW I)
Jan 29 W C Fields, [William Claude Dukenfield], Phila, actor (Bank Dick) on this day in history.
Jan 31 An Ice Railway is opened between Longueuil and Montreal by the Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa and Occidental Railway. A railway track was placed on large timbers laid on the ice of the St. Lawrence River. During the summer months the QMO&O used a car ferry. An ice railway was laid each winter until 1883 on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history antonio Guarnieri, composer
Feb 01 The first edition of theatrical newspaper The Stage is published on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1880 sS Strathleven arrives in London with 1st Australian frozen mutton
Feb 02 SS Strathleven arrives in London with first Australian frozen mutton on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1880 arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)
Feb 04 In the year 1880 steele MacKay's "Hazel Kirke," premieres in NYC
Feb 08 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter) on this day in history.