Historical Events In 1880
Monday, 02 October 2023
May 22 On this day in history heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
May 26 John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1880.
May 28 8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
May 31 In the year 1880 league of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle assn), forms in Newport RI
Jun 01 On this day in history 1st pay telephone installed
Jun 04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
Jun 06 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state in the year 1880.
Jun 07 War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), that ended the CampaÃ±a del Desierto (Desert Campaign) on this day in history.
Jun 10 Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning in the year 1880.
Jun 10 On this day in history margit Kaffka, writer
Jun 11 Jeannette Rankin, 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana) on this day in history.
Jun 12 1st baseball perfect game-John Richmond of Worcester beats Cleve on this day in history.
Jun 14 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 in the year 1880.
Jun 15 In the year 1880 mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)
Jun 16 James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies in the year 1880.
Jun 16 Salvation Army forms in Londo in the year 1880.
Jun 17 Carl Van Fight, US author/critic (Red, Nigger Heaven) in the year 1880.
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 On this day in history johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung)
Jun 24 In the year 1880 first performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the CongrÃ¨s national des Canadiens-FranÃ§ais.
Jun 27 In the year 1880 helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many
Jun 27 The birth of Helen Keller, American author in the year 1880.
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 In the year 1880 george W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies
Jun 29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot") in the year 1880.
Jul 02 In the year 1880 albert Szirmai, composer
Jul 03 In the year 1880 carl Schuricht, composer
Jul 04 George Mullin, pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912) in the year 1880.
Jul 05 In the year 1880 jan Kubelik, composer
Jul 14 Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach) on this day in history.