On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1880

Historical Events

  • Beginning of the First Boer War between British Empire and Boer South African Republic
  • Transvaal region declares itself as the Republic of South Africa
1880 Highlights

About December 16, 1880

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius