Historical Events In 1880
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
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 5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa in the year 1880.
Dec 12 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76
Dec 16 Republic of South-Africa forms on this day in history.
Dec 19 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer in the year 1880.
Dec 20 Battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten in the year 1880.
Dec 20 In the year 1880 new York's Broadway lit by electricity, becomes known as "Great White Way"
Dec 22 In the year 1880 george Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday
Dec 27 In the year 1880 alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75
Dec 28 Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet in the year 1880.
Dec 29 In the year 1880 jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
Dec 30 On this day in history alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
Dec 31 In the year 1880 george C Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953)