What Happened on October 4, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • University of California founded in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Damon Runyon, journalist and writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), born in Manhattan, Kansas (d. 1946)

Journalist and Author Damon Runyon
Journalist and Author
Damon Runyon

Famous Deaths

  • William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies