October 4, 1880 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • University of California founded in Los Angeles

Birthdays in History


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

Deaths in History

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