Historical Events in July 1880

  • Jul 15 4th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Hartley beats H Lawford (6-2 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3)
  • Jul 16 Dr. Emily Stowe becomes the first woman licenced to practice medicine in Canada.
  • Jul 19 SF Public Library starts lending books
  • Jul 21 Compressed air accident kills 20 workers on Hudson River tunnel, NY
  • Jul 23 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 27 A P Abourne patents a process for refining coconut oil
  • Jul 27 Battle of Maiwand, at which Dr Watson is wounded, breaks out