July 1880 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 20 Hermann earl Keyserling, German philosopher/writer
  • Jul 21 Milan Rastislav ┼átef├ínik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (d. 1919)
  • Jul 26 Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1951)
  • Jul 30 Robert Rutherford McCormick, US, editor/publisher (Chicago Tribune)
  • Jul 31 Munshi Premchand, Indian Author (d. 1936)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (b. 1824)
  • Jul 21 Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800)