Historical Events In 1880
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Dec 06 In the year 1880 the Edmonton Bulletin, the first newspaper in Edmonton and in the province of Alberta begins publication
Dec 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1880.
Dec 16 Republic of South-Africa forms on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer
Dec 20 In the year 1880 battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten
Dec 20 In the year 1880 new York's Broadway lit by electricity, becomes known as "Great White Way"
Dec 22 George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday in the year 1880.
Dec 27 On this day in history alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75
Dec 28 In the year 1880 christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet
Dec 29 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer on this day in history.
Dec 30 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein on this day in history.
Dec 31 George C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953) on this day in history.