Historical Events In 1880
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
May 22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1880 john Curwen, composer, dies at 63
May 28 In the year 1880 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5
May 29 On this day in history oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
May 31 On this day in history league of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI
Jun 01 In the year 1880 1st pay telephone installed
Jun 04 On this day in history eugen Adam, painter, dies
Jun 05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52 in the year 1880.
Jun 06 In the year 1880 william T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state
Jun 07 War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign) in the year 1880.
Jun 10 Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning in the year 1880.
Jun 10 Margit Kaffka, writer on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1880 jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
Jun 12 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
Jun 15 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi) in the year 1880.
Jun 16 In the year 1880 james Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
Jun 16 Salvation Army forms in Londo on this day in history.
Jun 17 Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven) on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history john Ward, Providence, pitches perfect game vs Buffalo
Jun 18 John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jun 19 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung) in the year 1880.
Jun 24 On this day in history first performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français.
Jun 27 Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many in the year 1880.
Jun 27 The birth of Helen Keller, American author on this day in history.
Jun 28 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan on this day in history.
Jun 29 France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti) in the year 1880.
Jun 29 George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Jun 29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot") in the year 1880.
Jul 02 On this day in history albert Szirmai, composer
Jul 03 Carl Schuricht, composer in the year 1880.
Jul 04 George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1880 jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 14 On this day in history donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)
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