The year 1880 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1880 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1880 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
13 MayThomas Edison tested his experimental electric railway at Menlo Park.
01 JuneThe first pay-phone service was started.
30 SeptemberAmerican doctor Henry Draper took the first picture of the Oraon Nebula.
05 OctoberAlonzo Tea Cross patented the first ball point pen.
17 NovemberThe first three UK female graduates received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of London.
25 NovemberLaverne, a French physician, diagnosed the cause of malarial fever.
01 JanuaryMoney order system started in the country.
27 JanuaryThomas Alva Edison patented the electric bulb.
22 JanuaryTuwang State School was established in Queensland Australia.
23 MarchJohn Stevens of Adult designed the dough rolling mill.
18 AprilWilliam Evert Gladstone Prime Minister again, defeating Benjamin Disraeli Dhara in the United Kingdom general elections.
13 MayThomas Edison performed his first electric rail in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
14 JulyDorchester prison opened in Canada.
10 SeptemberPierre de Brazza signed a treaty with the Congo king Makaoka.
04 OctoberThe University of California was founded in Los Angeles.
11 NovemberAustralian bank robber Bushringer Ned Kelly was hanged in Melbourne.
30 DecemberPaul Krueger ICT became its first president after Transvaal was declared a republic state.
13 FebruaryAmerican inventor Thomas Edison observed the Edison effect, which later formed the basis of vacuum tube diodes designed by English electrical engineer John Ambrose Fleming.
11 MayA land dispute between the Southern Pacific Railroad and Jaitley in Hanford, California became fatal when the gun battle broke out, killing seven people.
14 JuneConstruction of Cologne Cathedral - Germany was the most visited - it was completed 632 years after it started.
24 JuneO Canada (depicted in the audio), the national anthem of Kakanada today, was first performed in Quebec City, Quebec during the St.-Naje-Baptist Day Bhoj.
28 JunePolice caught the Australian bank robber and cultural icon Nedkeli after a gun battle at Glenorovan, Victoria.
29 JuneFrance announced Tahiti. The Tahiti French is the largest island in the Windward Group of Polynesia; A foreign collectivity of the French Republic, sometimes referred to as a foreign country. The island is located in the Islands of the Society Islands in the Middle Southern Pacific Ocean, and is divided into two parts.
14 AugustConstruction of Cologne Cathedral - Germany was the most visited - it was completed 632 years after it started.
01 SeptemberMohammad Ayub Khan's army was sent by the British to Brett in Kandahar, the second Anglo-Afghan war ended.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1880 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
25 JanuaryRenowned social reformer Keshav Chandra Sen started the New Vidyavan or Indian Brahmo Samaj by embracing Christian and Vaishnavi devotion in Brahmo Samaj.
02 FebruaryThe first electric street light wasb installed in Indiana.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1880 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
24 NovemberPattabhi Sitaramaiah / Politician / India
31 JulyMunshi Premchand / Writer / India
31 JulyPremchand / Author / India

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